October 11, was International Day of the Girl. This awareness filled day spurred worldwide engagement to better the lives of girls and provide opportunities for them to be leaders and to reach their full potential. The truth however is that one day isn't enough to close the gap, but it's never too late or too little to uplift a girl, vastly improve her life and the quality of her community with your support. Global Sorority does this sustainably by meeting the girl wherever she is and supports her inner leader and self-development to better handle life’s hurdles. The greatest advancement for girls in recent years has been the push for formal education, opening up a new world of opportunities. The reality though is that many girls will drop out of school, or never have a chance to go at all and many girls will be forced to marry far too young. Because there are girls who are still denied these dignities and resources, it doesn't mean they are a lost cause. Not everything can be hitched to formal education. In a perfect world all girls would go to school, in the current world, girls need every bit of strength they can muster from within themselves and that's where our internal leadership programs meet them.
Our effort to sustainably support girls and their communities despite their level of education or socioeconomics is ongoing, along with helping other organizations working with young women locally and globally. We plan to partner with grass roots organizations in Vietnam and the Philippines that are deeply connected to their own communities so they can ensure the continued success of our training.
We are pushing for the day when "Day Of The Girl" isn't an awareness campaign around the suffering and inequality that the girl child is subject to, but rather a day that’s a celebration of the great will-be-leaders, teachers healers, scientists and peace makers or our future.
Blessings and thank you for your continued support in making that future a reality.
A big thank you once again to all of you who contributed to making this a successful campaign. We have recently opened an ongoing GlobalGiving/Global Sorority campaign page. Here you will still be able to track Global Sorority's progress, get updates, share links and donate to our program outreach for girls and young women. Please don’t be alarmed when this project page disappears, we’re still here and your generous contributions will and are being used for their stated purposes. We hope that you will follow along as we journey around the world bringing life altering leadership education and reasorces to girls and their communities, as well as sharing their stories through film to create awareness and dialog.
The Global Sorority team
We'd like to keep all our community contributors in the know of what is happening with Global Sorority Asia. As some of you already know the Global Sorority Asia Project funds will be used to complete our second mini documentary of our Global Sorority series. Due to not raising all funds needed for the trip we have put off the second part journey of Vietnam and the Philippines until November of this year.
Within the next month we'll be launching another campaign to bring together more individuals like you to participate in the journey with us. All funds contributed to date are being held for the trip to purchase the supplies indicated to you at the time you donated. We currently have all leadership materials ready to go and Lunapads on stand by.
In addition we are working on ensuring we have some really great connections in the countries and are excited that we'll be sharing those connections with you before we leave. We want to ensure that you know exactly what you've contributed to and who it will support so stay tuned! In case you missed the link in our campaign page about the impact of our work in India in December please check this out