Our programs change outcomes.  Browse through our case studies to learn more about our work and how we measure success.


With an estimated 5.7 million HIV- and AIDS-positive residents, South Africa is believed to have highest prevalence of the disease in the world. Women and children are among the hardest hit, with an estimated 3.2 million women and 280,000 children infected.
Mothers 2 Mothers (M2M)
With an estimated 5.7 million HIV- and AIDS-positive residents, South Africa is believed to have highest prevalence of the disease in the world. Women and children are among the hardest hit, with an estimated 3.2 million women and 280,000 children infected.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Travis County is stepping in to fill a critical void by matching trained community volunteers with cases and providing the individualized attention the children deserve.
CASA of Travis County
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Travis County is stepping in to fill a critical void by matching trained community volunteers with cases and providing the individualized attention the children deserve.
At the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation set out to better understand the role of performance-driven education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CMS)  classrooms
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
At the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation set out to better understand the role of performance-driven education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg (CMS) classrooms
Sustainable Food Center cultivates a healthy community and strives to increase access to locally grown food and are to empower children and families to improve their long-term health status and the health status of the Central Texas community.
Sustainable Food Center
Sustainable Food Center cultivates a healthy community and strives to increase access to locally grown food and are to empower children and families to improve their long-term health status and the health status of the Central Texas community.
Snegugu Vilakazi wasn’t a born math lover. But like every teen, she craved attention. She tried sports, but she wasn’t really very good at them. Then, in 10th grade, she realized that academics were her ticket: As her grades rose, her parents and peers started taking note of the skills she’d ignored for so long.
Dell Young Leader: Snegugu Vilakazi
Snegugu Vilakazi wasn’t a born math lover. But like every teen, she craved attention. She tried sports, but she wasn’t really very good at them. Then, in 10th grade, she realized that academics were her ticket: As her grades rose, her parents and peers started taking note of the skills she’d ignored for so long.
Established in 2005 as a for-profit, non-banking financial institution (NBFC), Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. pioneered a sustainable, scalable model to provide microfinance loans to the urban and semi-urban poor. The Bangalore-based company now serves more than 1.1 million customers across 20 Indian states.
Ujjivan Financial Services
Established in 2005 as a for-profit, non-banking financial institution (NBFC), Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. pioneered a sustainable, scalable model to provide microfinance loans to the urban and semi-urban poor. The Bangalore-based company now serves more than 1.1 million customers across 20 Indian states.
The vision for DPRI is to enable advances that lead from the research bench to the patient bedside to the community, innovating new national protocols that deliver the best patient care, reduce the incidence of disease and profoundly improve lives.
Dell Pediatric Research Institute
The vision for DPRI is to enable advances that lead from the research bench to the patient bedside to the community, innovating new national protocols that deliver the best patient care, reduce the incidence of disease and profoundly improve lives.
aised in a single-parent home in North Philadelphia, Donyel Gaymon appreciates that she has had an important advantage over other teens in her situation. Donyel enjoys the love, support and encouragement of a close family assisting her in achieving educational success.
Dell Scholar - Donyel Gaymon
aised in a single-parent home in North Philadelphia, Donyel Gaymon appreciates that she has had an important advantage over other teens in her situation. Donyel enjoys the love, support and encouragement of a close family assisting her in achieving educational success.
Raised in Austin, Texas, Cinnamon Robinson remembers gathering her friends during recess to play school. Ever since, she has had a passion for teaching and a determination to be the first member of her family to go to college.
Dell Scholar - Cinnamon Robinson
Raised in Austin, Texas, Cinnamon Robinson remembers gathering her friends during recess to play school. Ever since, she has had a passion for teaching and a determination to be the first member of her family to go to college.