About Us

Awards & Recognition

2015

2014

  • Molly Melching was recognized in More Magazine’s 4th annual “Fierce List” of the 50 most inspirational women.
  • Tostan’s website was awarded a Silver Award in the category of Public Service or Non-Profit in the 2014 Creativity International Awards.
  • Tostan received 4-star Charity Navigator rating for the sixth consecutive year.

2013

  • Tostan’s website received the Silver Award in the Activism category of the 2013 Davey Awards.
  • Tostan’s website received the IMA Best in Class for Associations/Nonprofit at the Interactive Media Awards.
  • Tostan received a 4-star Charity Navigator rating for the fifth consecutive year.
  • Molly Melching won ‘Women of Impact‘ Award at the 4th Annual Women in the World Summit.
  • Tostan named one of the Top 100 Best NGOs for the second consecutive year by The Global Journal.

2012

  • Tostan received the Cécilia Attias Foundation for Women ‘Award in Action’ for improving health systems and maternal care.
  • Tostan named one of the Top 100 Best NGOs by The Global Journal.
  • Tostan received 4-star Charity Navigator rating for the fourth consecutive year.

2011

  • Tostan received 4-star Charity Navigator rating for the third consecutive year.

2010

2009

  • Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn featured Tostan in a chapter of Half the Sky, a New York Times Bestseller.
  • Tostan received 4-star Charity Navigator rating.

2007

2005

  • Tostan received Sweden’s Anna Lindh Award for its work in human rights.

2002

  • Molly Melching was awarded the Sargent Shriver Distinguished Award for Humanitarian Service.