Jolkona is a technology-based microgiving platform which serves as a pipeline between partnering organization and donor. Currently, Jolkona is partnered with 65+ organizations, encompassing over 100 projects in 60+ countries worldwide. Jolkona focuses on projects in the areas of: education, public health, empowerment, arts & culture and the environment.
Recent Successes and Current Challenges
Jolkona launched its giving website in 2009 and already Jolkona has given over $150,000 to our over 100+ projects and project partners which include Ashoka Youth Ventures, BRAC and the Grameen Foundation.
One hundred percent of project donations are donated directly to the project of choice. A separate fund, the Kona Fund, has been created for administrative and operational expenses. Currently, various corporations and foundations have contributed to Jolkona's operating expenses, including: Microsoft Corporation, Waggener Edstrom, Google, Inc, Seattle International Foundation and Causality.