Send a girl to school. Help fight her legal case. Give her a microloan. Start the girl effect.

Donations to the Girl Effect Fund are managed by the GlobalGiving Foundation and distributed equally among twelve innovative, girl-focused projects.

Learn more about the specific projects your donation will support and keep an eye out for the periodic project updates that you'll get via email to see the impact of your generosity.

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What you are about to do is nothing short of revolutionary.

There are 600 million adolescent girls living in poverty in the developing world. By giving one of these girls a chance, you start the girl effect. When girls have safe places to meet, education, legal protection, health care, and access to training and job skills, they can thrive. And if they thrive, everyone around them thrives, too.

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