Empowering women and children in Lingira

 
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has received 7 donations
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has made updates to their project page.
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Final Report
    By - Claudia Roen - Managing Director
    FINAL REPORT One of the goals of the EDGE Project, which remains a facet of the values held by Tawi Inc., is the empowerment of women and children on Lingira Island in Uganda. Most women in the community have long been oppressed and are generally limited to the restricted life of a subordinate to their male...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    GlobalGiving visits Lingira Island
    By - Britt Lake - Director of Programs, GlobalGiving
    This morning, my colleague Katherine and I took a beautiful 30-minute speedboat ride from Jinja, Uganda to Lingira, a small island about five miles around, where the EDGE project partners with a group called SHIM to provide clean water, agriculture, education, and more to the several thousand residents of the island. About...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Year Five Begins
    By - Katelyn Kozicki - Project Leader
    Dear EDGE supporters and friends, In the past month, the EDGE Project has officially reassembled on the UW-Madison campus, with members returning from their hometowns, jobs and internships, and from countries throughout the world. We are also thrilled to welcome many new members to the organization. The student organization...
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has received 16 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Travel Return - 2012
    By - Kristin Harrington - Co-director
    Dear Supporters and Friends, On June 26th our travelers returned from Lingira Island, marking the EDGE Project’s fourth successful year implementing our projects on the island. Projects from this past year covered several different goals of ours. The diversity in our ideas was enabled by the number of travelers we...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Looking to Lingira
    By - Paul Atwell - Co-director
    Dear Friends and Supporters, We thank you for your continued contact and taking time to stay in touch. This is the time of the year when both writing and reading reports gets to be fun. Since the last report, we’ve been working to reopen lines of communication with our friends and EDGE supporters abroad. There are now...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Catching up
    By - Paul Atwell - Co-director
    Friends and supporters,  We’re happy to write to you from our annual winter hiatus. While our university break has been a chance to recharge the batteries, we’ve also been gathering up momentum and lessons from the past several months to carry into the next semester. The past has taught us that losing sight...
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    The swing of things
    By - Paul Atwell - Co-director
    Supporters, In the time since our last report, we’ve been working hard towards achieving several long-term goals for this year.  The remaining weeks of summer after returning from Uganda were filled with (ongoing) efforts to start building a stronger network of members, alumni, and supporters through media such...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Travel 2011
    By - Sam Matthews, Paul Atwell - Co-Directors
    To our followers and supporters, The return of our travelers in July marks the end of a third successful year of The EDGE Project partnering with Lingira Island. Though the group was much smaller this year, (three people,) they were able to do a lot of wonderful work implementing this years projects, while...
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    • Paul
      Paul If you're interested in a more in depth (and more personal) take on the trip, visit our blog, where you can find posts written throughout the trip! Thanks!
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has made updates to their project page.
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has received 7 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Where has the time gone?
    By - Erin Christmas - Fundraising Coordinator
    Dear Donors and Supporters, I can't believe it's already May!  It seems like it was just yesterday that we were planning our semester kick-off meeting.  This has been a very busy spring for EDGE: We had our 3rd annual Benefit Concert and "Swap and Bop," held elections for our new administrative board, finalized...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Entering 2011
    By - Erin Christmas - Treasurer
    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...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    EDGE FALL 2010 Update
    By - Erin Christmas - Treasurer
    Greetings Donors and Supporters, Our travelers returned from Lingira Island August 4th. They accomplished so much and brought back plenty of new ideas for this upcoming semester's projects. One of our directors, Alisha David, wrote up a wonderful blog post detailing their trip with lots of beautiful pictures! Check it...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has received 20 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Thanks to our Donors!
    By - The EDGE Project - Summer Update
    Dear Donors and Supporters, It may be summer break, but the EDGE Project is working harder than ever! Our travelers, Abby Beissinger, Georgette Condos, Alisha David, Anna Koel, Karla Lund, Elise Mann, and Dashni Sathasivam, arrived safe and sound on Lingira Island yesterday afternoon, and are already getting started on...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Thank you!
    By - Carrie Goetsch - EDGE Board Member
    Dear Friends and Family, Spring is in the air and EDGE is coming alive with even more passion, drive and commitment. The continued success of the EDGE project would not be possible without each and every one of you and your continual support! Over the past couple of months, EDGE as been working hard to move forward as an...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Hello again! and THANK YOU!
    By - Karla Lund - EDGE Project Chairmember
    Dear Friends and Family, A lot has happened with EDGE over the past several months and we would once again like to thank each and every one of you for your continual support! We all genuinely appreciate it and know that without you, none of the success we had this past summer could have been possible. The eleven EDGE...
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has received 230 donations
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira posted a progress report
    Thank You!!!
    By - Michelle Mazzeo - Project Manager, Co-Chair
    Dear Friends and Family, Thank you so much for all of your support during the Global Giving Challenge. Thanks to your dedication, we were able to raise $10,940 in a three week period! That put us at FIRST Place in the Challenge and we were awarded a $3,000 bonus from Global Giving and Northwestern University! All of your...
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  • Empowering women and children in Lingira has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Funded

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

Tawi Inc.

Arlington, VA, United States
http://tawiuw.org

Project Leader

Paul Atwell

Madison, WI United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Empowering women and children in Lingira