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Sasha Fisher

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Spark MicroGrants

Biography

Sasha is the co-founder and executive director of Spark MicroGrants. Spark supports governments and civil society to develop inclusive democratic processes across Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ghana. Spark has developed a streamlined village planning process paired with a seed grant that equips families facing poverty to launch a project of their choice together, such as a farm or school. Since 2010 Spark has reached over 170 villages across five countries with 94% of villages continuing to meet on a regular basis.