Awards & Recognition

Tostan and our Founder, Molly Melching have been recognized by numerous organizations and awards over the years for its transformational work. For example:

  • Molly Melching was recognized by More Magazine’s 4th annual “Fierce List” of the 50 most inspirational women
  • Molly Melching won ’Women of Impact’ Award at the 4th Annual Women in the World Summit
  • Tostan was named one of the Top 100 Best NGOs for two consecutive years by The Global Journal.
  • Molly Melching received the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship
  • Tostan was awarded the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize for contributions to the alleviation of human suffering
  • Tostan was awarded UNESCO’s King Sejong Literacy Prize for our work in literacy and health education
  • Tostan was awarded Sweden’s Anna Lindh Award for our work in human rights

For a full list of awards and recognition, visit the Tostan website.