Empowering women and children in Lingira

Jan 12, 2011

Entering 2011

Dear Donors and Supporters,

I hope you all enjoyed the holidays!  The semester has finally ended, and most EDGE members are resting up for next semester!  I'd like to take a moment to reflect on 2010.  We had a great semester and I really enjoyed working with the new board members.  Also, I'd like to thank all of our amazing new members, who have  shown tremendous dedication and commitment to our work in Lingira. I'm many new members will travel to the island this summer! It's great to have fresh ideas brought to the table, and of course, new friends!

Perhaps my favorite memory of 2010 was planning and attending the Annual Banquet.  Although planning events can get quite stressful, everyone pitched in and I think it went amazingly well!  With over 100 guests we made over $1,000!  Thank you so much to all of our attendees!

EDGE has a lot to look forward to this spring, as well as a lot of work to do.  We'll be finalizing our project for the summer, as well as deciding who will be this year's travelers!  I am excited to announce that  Michelle Mazzeo, one of the co-founders of EDGE and previous traveler, will hopefully be leading the trip this year!  Michelle is a seasoned traveler, and is very familiar with Lingira Island and the creator of the Lingira Girls Football Club.  I think she will be very valuable to this summer travelers!

Attached to this Project Report is our Winter edition of our newsletter, EDGEside.  Enjoy!

Thank you so much for all the support you have given us this year.  Happy New Year!


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