BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania

 
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has made updates to their project page.
    • 11 months ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has received 45 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Impact that lasts
    By - Oscar Abello - Marketing and communications associate
    It's easy and exciting to say that social and economic empowerment should go hand-in-hand. But how does that end up changing lives for girls in countries like Tanzania? Here's a hint, as published recently in The Guardian: "...self-reported condom usage rose 12.6 percentage points among those participants who are sexually...
    • 1 year ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    From safe space to salon
    By - Oscar Abello - Marketing and Communications Associate
    Jackline Chikusa, who turns 22 this year, is proud to be an alumna of one of 180 Empowerment & Livelihoods for Adolescents (ELA) Clubs BRAC has established so far in Tanzania. “Before joining the club, I had no future plans. I did not know how to control my emotions, make decisions, solve problems and choose my...
    • 1 year ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    The Economic Gain of Investing in Girls
    By - Zoe So - Program Manager, BRAC USA
    What is the price of excluding girls from productive employment? The cost, according to a recent World Bank working paper, “Measuring the Economic Gain of Investing in Girls”, is in the billions of dollars! The authors of the study, Judy Chaaban and Wendy Cummingham, explored the linkages between...
    • 2 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has received 85 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Helping Girls around the Globe
    By - Zoe So - Program Manager, BRAC USA
    BRAC started its work 40 years ago through the rehabilitation of households following the Bangladeshi Liberation War. Since then, BRAC has been pursuing an inclusive development strategy, along with the global community, on a path towards comprehensive progress and development. This year, BRAC celebrated its 40th...
    • 2 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Tanzania girls become community teachers
    By - Zoe So - Program Manager
    In Tanzania, almost half of students enrolled in primary school do not graduate. Many children in primary studies are first generation students. They have a hard time adjusting to school from the very beginning, and quickly fall behind. Members of BRAC Tanzania's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents program (ELA) for...
    • 2 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Education from chickens?
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager - Communications
    How much can you learn from a chicken? With your continued support, plus training and a micro-loan from BRAC, Asha learned a lot. In fact, her chicken business is helping her go back to school so she can learn even more. Asha used to sit at home with nothing to do. Her father couldn't afford to send her to school, and she...
    • 2 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    From piloting to scaling up
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager - Communications
    Like so many of our club members, BRAC's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescent Girls (ELA) program in Tanzania has experienced a growth spurt!  With support from the Nike Foundation, Unicef, and you, we've managed to grow the program to 180 ELA clubs. That means: We have more than 7,000 girls club members, who've...
    • 3 years ago
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    • Walid
      Walid This is a great initiative which promotes girls in the community and empower them to bring change in social policies. The impact would be much greater if we can extend the program nationwide and reach over a thousand clubs which might run by the local community support. The program is simultaneously challenging the existing... Read more »
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    • Scott
      Scott Thanks Walid!
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has received 152 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Girls in business - how you've changed 3 lives
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager
    Meet Happy, Madina, and Asha, three girls from Dodoma, Tanzania who took out micro-loans and received training from BRAC to start their own businesses.  Thanks to you, these girls are happy, healthy and thriving! Check out the video here: http://youtu.be/R2q-KEYO8CY  
    • 3 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    BRAC's Girl Effect keeps growing!
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager
    The Girl Effect is growing and going strong in Tanzania!  With support from you, the Nike Foundation, and UNICEF, we now have a total of 180 ELA clubs in Tanzania with more than 6,500 girl members! Here's the progress on the 20 clubs you've helped to fund: 830 members and 20 mentors (one for each club) All 830...
    • 3 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Celebrating Girls' Empowerment
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager
    Last month, women and men across the world celebrated International Women’s Day with marches of solidarity in support of women and girls. BRAC Tanzania staff and girls’ clubs joined the global celebration with a rally, a discussion of women’s issues, and a culture festival. BRAC Tanzania’s...
    • 4 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Girl Power in Tanzania
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager
    The girls are doing great!  It's clear that safe spaces for girls are in high demand in Tanzania. In addition to providing the older girls club members with livelihood training in activities like agriculture, poultry rearing, tailoring, food processing and beautification, we've helped the girls set up their own...
    • 4 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has received 233 donations
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  • Dennis
    Dennis I am a big fan of BRAC and was pleased to meet Fazle and Lady Abed and to see Susan Davis recently in NY. I am pleased to support this project!
    • 4 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Girls getting loans and starting businesses
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager, BRAC USA
    The girls are doing great!  It's clear that safe spaces for girls are in high demand in Tanzania. In addition to providing the older girls club members with livelihood training in activities like agriculture, poultry rearing, tailoring, food processing and beautification, we've helped the girls set up their own...
    • 4 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    More Updates From the Field!
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager
    Thus far, the programs have been a tremendous success! The life skills training course will help adolescent girls acquire skills like critical thinking, self awareness and negotiation. Through this curriculum they will also learn about issues such as early pregnancy, early marriage, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS. To...
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    • tanushka
      tanushka It is nice to know that donations make a difference.
      • 4 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    An update on BRAC's girls in Tanzania
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager
    The projects are moving along well! All 20 clubs are still operating successfully, with a total membership of about 580 girls. To date, livelihood training has begun and groups of girls are receiving instruction on vegetable growing, poultry, food processing, and tailoring. There are also plans to begin beautification...
    • 5 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has received 276 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    BRAC's Safe Spaces for adolescent girls in Tanzania are up and running!
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Program Manager, BRAC USA
    Thank you all for your continued support of BRAC's Safe Spaces and Loans for Adolescent Girls in Tanzania. I just returned from visiting some of the girls' clubs in the Dodoma region of central Tanzania and wanted to give you a few updates: *All 20 clubs have been set up. Each club has an average of 29 members, so a...
    • 5 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania posted a progress report
    Update of BRAC’s Program for Adolescent Girls in Tanzania
    By - Michelle Chaplin - Project Manager
    Thank you to all of our donors for your gracious support of BRAC’s program to provide safe spaces and loans to teenage girls in Tanzania. With your help we have made measurable progress towards reaching our goal. Here’s an update of our progress so far: • We’ve surveyed and held discussions with teenage...
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    • omarigil
      omarigil I have the satisfaction of knowing that my donation is beginning to work for real people in Tanzania.Thanks for the info!
      • 6 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has received 65 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Thanks to 496 donors like you, a total of $47,915 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

BRAC USA

New York, NY, United States
http://www.bracusa.org

Project Leader

Scott MacMillan

New York, NY United States

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