Girls Academy for Conscious Change

 
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Wrap up & Achievements of 3 Young Women's Ventures
    By - Heidi Luquer - Global Program Officer
    Dear Friends and Supporters: We are so pleased to share final feedback from three teams of young women who worked hard to create lasting change in their communities throughout 2014.  Their work was possible thanks to the partnership between Global Grassroots of Kigali and Komera based in Rwinkwavu.  Each of three...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change has made updates to their project page.
    • 6 months ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Self-Designed Solutions for Communities ... Works!
    By - Gretchen Wallace - President, Global Grassroots
    This month we are happy to report on progress made by three young women teams formed from Global Grassroots' Girls Academy for Conscious Change, held in partnership with the Komera Project based in Rwinkwavu, eastern Rwanda.  The advances these young women have made in their villages is a reflection of their hard work,...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change has received 12 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Girl Change Agents Challenge the Status Quo
    By - Heidi Luquer - Global Program Officer
    In January 2014, eleven girls from disparate parts of their poorest parts of Uganda convened for three weeks of intensive training offered by Global Grassroots after they graduated from high school. They were like eager sponges.  They soaked up social entrepreneurship skills, leadership training, personal...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Three New Girl Ventures Formed in Rwinkwavu
    By - Heidi Luquer - Global Program Officer
    For the second year, Global Grassroots's conducted a Conscious Social Change Academy curriculum in partnership with the Komera Project based in Rwinkwavu, eastern Rwanda, at the Partners In Health Center.  Eighteen girls joined this training to address social issues they identified in their communities.  Based on...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Girl Change Agents Take Action
    By - Heidi Luquer - Global Program Officer
    Six teams of girls from the Girls Academy for Conscious Change training are now carrying out their ventures.  The girls include teenage mothers, girls who are HIV+ and those who are the heads of their child-headed households.  For these girls, their education is critical.  The further they advance in their...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Six Children Off the Streets and in School
    By - Heidi Luquer - Global Program Officer
    It is close to a year since 70 students from a secondary school launched their own ventures to address problems faced by their communities that they were determined to help improve.  In partnership with The Komera Project, Global Grassroots has provided the coaching and mentorship to support these girls in successfully...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change has received 91 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Teen Change Agents Grow into Leaders
    By - Global Grassroots - Communications
    While also looking after their own education and families, the high-school aged Girls of Global Grassroots' Girls Academy for Conscious Change are deeply invested in solving their social issue priorities and learning social entrepreneurship skills that will stay with them for a lifetime. Your generous support is what allows...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Young Women Changing Their Communities
    By - Global Grassroots - Communications
    GIRLS ACADEMY FOR CONSCIOUS CHANGE In Rwinkwavu, in Eastern Rwanda, our 70- vulnerable high school girls who took part in the Girls Academy training last November are exceeding our greatest expectations with their passion, commitment and fearlessness. Although their projects were initially intended to take place as a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    Girls design ideas to fight hunger, child abuse
    By - Gretchen Wallace - President, Global Grassroots
    It is with such joy and inspiration that I write to you to share the outcomes of our first Girls Academy for Conscious Change.  With your support, Global Grassroots was able to deliver its core conscious leadership and social entrepreneurship curriculum to 70 vulnerable high school girls over November and December. Of...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change posted a progress report
    One Week to Help Us Win the GirlEffect Challenge
    By - Gretchen Wallace - President
    The Girls Academy for Conscious Change will commence this week!  Our inital enrollment of 57 girls has expanded to 70 girls with a request from Partners in Health in Rwinkavu, and we are just thrilled with the interest.   We know that young women have unique insights into the needs of their communities. The Girls...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change has received 143 donations
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  • Girls Academy for Conscious Change has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Gretchen Wallace

President and Founder
Hanover, New Hampshire United States

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