Because I am a Girl

 
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 3 donations
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 2 donations
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Education and economic development in Senegal
    By - Melissa Edwards - Donor Relations Coordinator
    Project review The five-year project you have supported in Senegal is now in its fourth year of implementation. Since the project’s inception, new classrooms, latrines, water points, and playgrounds have been built across 60 schools in three regions of Senegal (Thies, Saint Louis and Kaolak) to improve the quality of...
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 22 donations
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Education and economic development in Senegal
    By - Nicole Kallmeyer - Writer and Researcher
    Project review The legendary Nelson Mandela once said: “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice.” By supporting Plan’s work to alleviate poverty among children and families in Senegal, you are offering a hand up, rather than a hand-out. You are helping girls, boys, women and...
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 3 donations
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 3 donations
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 1 donation
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Education and economic development in Senegal
    By - Nicole Kallmeyer - Writer and Researcher
    Project review In Senegal, one third of children do not finish primary school. It is difficult for girls and boys to remain motivated and pass their exams when their schools have inadequate infrastructure or a shortage of teachers. This is often the case in rural areas, where many schools do not have the space, supplies, or...
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 1 donation
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 1 donation
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Education and economic development in Senegal
    By - Nicole Kallmeyer - Writer and Researcher
    Project review For more than two years, Plan has been implementing an extensive initiative across seven African countries: Senegal, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Mali. This multi-country program called PAGES (Promoting African Grassroots Economic Security) includes building and equipping schools;...
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 15 donations
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Education and economic development in Senegal
    By - Nicole Kallmeyer - Writer and Researcher
    Project overview Despite Senegal's efforts to achieve universal access to a full primary education, inadequate infrastructure, resources, and teaching remain a challenge, particularly in rural areas. School retention is also hampered by poverty, which often draws children away from class to work and contribute to basic...
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  • Because I am a Girl has made updates to their project page.
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Education and Economic Development in Senegal
    By - Bethany Laurier - Community Engagement Coordinator
    Review of the project Education and income are the cornerstones of poverty reduction. Without knowledge, income-generating skills and access to financial services, children and their families can get trapped in the struggle to meet basic needs – a struggle that stifles hope and opportunity for a better...
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  • Because I am a Girl has made updates to their project page.
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Education and Economic Development in Senegal
    By - Bethany Laurier - Community Engagement Coordinator
    Because I am a Girl Progress Report  Education and Economic Development in Senegal Review of the need and project goal  This project aims to increase the quality of education and strengthen economic security for children and their families in three regions of Senegal: Thies, Saint Louis and Kaolak. Classrooms,...
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  • Because I am a Girl has made updates to their project page.
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Economic and education development in Senegal
    By - Bethany Laurier - Community Engagement Coordinator
    Because I am a Girl Progress Report Education and Economic Development in Senegal Review of the need and project goal More then one-third of youth in Senegal between 15 and 24 years old are illiterate, This situation largely stems from low-quality schools that have difficulty retaining students. Without sturdy, spacious...
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  • Because I am a Girl has made updates to their project page.
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 17 donations
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Senegal Because I am a Girl Progress Report
    By - Janet Hay - Corporate Partnerships Executive
    Review of the need and project goal  In 2008, more than 40% of children in Senegal did not complete primary school. With a lack of qualified teachers, learning materials, and even basic amenities like running water, the country’s school system is not capable of maintaining high attendance rates. Without a...
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  • Because I am a Girl has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
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  • Because I am a Girl has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • Because I am a Girl posted a progress report
    Education and economic development in Senegal
    By - Chris Nithiananthan - Corporate Account Executive
    Progress report   Education and economic development in Senegal October 2011   Plan to change the world   Plan recognizes that with quality education and economic security, children and their parents can break the cycle of poverty. This is particularly true for girls and women, who are known to...
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  • Because I am a Girl has received 18 donations
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  • Because I am a Girl has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Christine Magsalay

Assistant, ICP
Toronto, Ontario Canada

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