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Provide scholarship for 8 bright girls in India

 
$12,498
$11,502
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Greenlight for Girls is an international organization that encourages girls of all ages, background and cultures to pursue science studies and empowers them to reach their dreams. 8 exceptionally bright girls, all first-generation school goers are ready to go to college to compete equally and globally. Help these 8 girls by providing funding their scholarship.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

17 year old Ramya lives in a single-roomed house along with her parents, a younger sister and two younger brothers. Her father, a mechanic tries to provide for his family with an average monthly income of about $60. Beating all odds with the help of our official partners in India Parikrma and Nele, Ramya and 7 other girls have successfully made it to high school. Greenlight for Girls believes that their future is full of possibilities. Help fund college scholarships for these 8 girls in India.

How will this project solve this problem?

India is developing at a rapid rate where the rich are getting richer and the poor just remain poor. This scholarship provides the funding needed for tuition and living expenses for 8 girls for a 3 year undergraduate program . Armed with a college education, our 8 girls would have equal access to the best opportunities life has to offer. A first-generation college goer, she would take charge of her life!

Potential Long Term Impact

After 3 years of college, these 8 girls would in turn become 'change agents' and make a difference as future mothers and leaders thereby touching and influencing many more lives. It's the "Chain of Change" and you can be a part of it too! This chain would not just stop with 8 girls. These 8 girls would have the opportunity to influence many more lives.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $12,498
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $11,502
Total Funding Goal: $24,000

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Melissa Rancourt

Brussels, Belgium

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