Lambs Support Village Girls' Education

 
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 1 donation
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 20 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    We Have Reached Our Goal!
    By - Suzanne Plopper and Lacine Sawadogo - Project Leader (GG) and Project Coordinator NEEED
    Thanks to all of your generous donations over the past seven years, we have reached our funding goal of $120,000 for the Lambs Support Girls’ Education Project.  This enables Friends of Burkina Faso to meet our commitment to our Burkinabe partner, Association NEEED, to respond to requests from a final 30 villages...
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    • John Hecklinger
      John Hecklinger Congratulations! Thanks for the great news and the happy update.
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 38 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Allowing Them the Freedom to Dream
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Leader
    "On every continent, there are girls who will go on to change the world in ways we can only imagine, if only we allow them the freedom to dream.” — US President Barak Obama  These are some of the300 girls, in their uniforms with their school bags and lamps, that your generous donations this past year have...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 27 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 27 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 32 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    300 Grateful Young Girls
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Leader
    As the school year begins, 300 young village girls are grateful for your support enabling them to enter primary school.  Our partner, Association NEEED, is currently distributing school supplies and working with parents to purchase the lambs that will support the girls’ remaining 12 years of primary-secondary...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 26 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 30 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 29 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Bonus Day: Make a Difference
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Leader
    Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 12, is GlobalGiving’s biggest Bonus Day of the year.  GlobalGiving will match all donations to this project by 50% up to a maximum of $1000 per donor.   Only online donations (credit card or PayPal) are eligible for matching. The $90,000 in bonus funds will go fast!  ...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 45 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 451 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Meet Abibata and Alimata
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Leader
    Meet Abibata and Alimata Meet two of the girls whose educations you have helped launch.  It is hard to get girls to smile at this age.  But after a few years of education, it is a whole different story (as exemplified by the photo of middle school girls). Abibata, from the village of Koeneba, is doing very well in...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Photos of our 2012 girls
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Leader
    As the year comes to a close, we want to share with you, our partners, photos of some of the 300 village girls you have so generously helped to enroll in primary school in northern Burkina Faso this year.  Though of course we will not have their academic grades until the end of the school year, if last year is any...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Save the date: Oct 17 - Bonus Day
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    Save the date: October 17 (this Wednesday)!  On Oct 17 (that’s this Wednesday!), Global Giving will match all donations made through GlobalGiving.org, up to $1,000 per donor, at 30%.  This is your opportunity to maximize your support for the education of young village girls in northern Burkina...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Lambs Girls Score!
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    I shared with you earlier that “our” girls are amazingly hard working kids who deserve a hand up (not a handout)!  Exciting year-end news from Association NEEED about “our” girls: 89.1% of girls supported by the Lambs Support Village Girls' Education Project in Burkina Faso passed the exit exam...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Bonus Day wed 6/13: GG adds 50% to your donation
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    BONUS DAY: YOUR DONATIONS MATCHED BY 50%. To all of our partners supporting girls’ education in Burkina Faso: Mark your calendars for this Wednesday June 13 – GlobalGiving’s Partner Rewards Bonus Day for 2012!   On this day, because we are ranked as a Superstar organization with GlobalGiving, all...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 200 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has made updates to their project page.
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Village Girls' Education Expands
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    Villagers in the Northern Region of Burkina Faso are embracing girls’ education like never before.   We must not allow the momentum of their motivation to ebb.  In all of the villages I visited in December, parents and elders came forth to express their support for the education of their...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    My recent visit to the project - great strides are being made!
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    In mid-December, I visited the Lambs Support Village Girls' Education in Burkina Faso, including NEEED who runs the project, village primary schools, teachers, parents and grandparents, girls whose educations we support in their first year of school, and regional education officials.  Parents and grandparents expressed...
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    • John Hecklinger
      John Hecklinger Great report! Thanks!
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    • sabourins
      sabourins Thank you for sharing your experiences and providing updates on the project. Can you comment on how NEEED is measuring and ensuring that money from the sale of sheep is going to girls' education?
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    • smplopper
      smplopper Parents are under no obligation to NEEED to use funds from the sale of a lamb for the education of another daughter. The agreement they have with NEEED is only that the daughter for whom the lamb is given must go to school. However, NEEED's partners in the villages (school masters and Parent-Teachers groups) have... Read more »
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    New Name Reflects Girls' Success
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    As the new school year begins, your generous support has enabled the enrollment of another 300 young village girls in northern Burkina Faso into government village primary schools.   Beginning in 2003, when the first girls supportedby this project completed primary school, girls supported by this project have...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Girls' Education Gains Traction in Rural Burkina Faso
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    Thanks to the generous support of our GlobalGiving partners, 300 6-year old village girls in northern Burkina Faso enrolled in primary school last fall through the "Education for 900 Rural Girls in Burkina Faso" Project (also known as the Lambs for School Project in which the project supports a girl's first year...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 109 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Bonus Day: March 16. 30% matching funds!
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    Bonus Day: March 16!Dear Girls' Education partner in Burkina Faso, I am writing to share with you that on March 16 (that's this Wednesday), GlobalGiving.org is matching at 30% all online donations up to $1,000 per donor per project!  There is $75,000 available in matching funds on March 16.   In...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    100% of Primary School Girls Succeed in Trimester Exams
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    As a testament to the seriousness with which both parents and young girls respond to the opportunity for an education in northern Burkina Faso, a full 100% of primary school girls supported by the Lambs for School Project succeeded in their first trimester exams this school year.  As indicated in earlier updates, girls...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Exciting news from, & for, Lambs for School Girls
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    Our sincere thanks to our generous GlobalGiving partners for your donations to the Education for 900 Rural Girls in Burkina Faso Project. With your continuing support, we will be able to send another 300 six-year old village girls in northern Burkina Faso to primary school this year. Villagers in this region are indigent...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 105 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Notes of a visitor to the project
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    Supporters of the Lambs for School Project recently returned from a visit to Burkina Faso and shared the following - slightly edited - account of their visit: The old cliché, “we saved the best for last” captures our recent experience in Burkina Faso perfectly! We traveled for 2 weeks before visiting a school where...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    New project developments
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager, Friends of Burkina Faso
    Thanks to the generous support of Global Giving donors, Friends of Burkina Faso has again been able to support 300 girls entering primary school this year through the Lambs For School Project. As of this year, we have supported approximately 1800 girls entering primary school in northern Burkina Faso. (See the 7/8/09...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    A Postcard from Education for 900 Rural Girls in Burkina Faso
    By - Sheila Leonard - Visitor
    Sheila Leonard is an intern at GlobalGiving. This summer she traveled throughout West Africa and visited a number of GlobalGiving projects. On May 29th she visited "Education for 900 Rural Girls in Burkina Faso." When asked what she would tell her friends about this project, Sheila said: "Great: They are making a...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Year-end school results
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager, Girls' Education Project
    The primary school girls supported by the Girls’ Education Project have done very well in school again this year. Eighty six percent of the girls in their final year of primary school passed government exams, qualifying them to continue their studies in middle school, compared to 70% of children in the general...
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    • Barbara
      Barbara Wonderful video. Thank you. I admire the work on the water pump, the classroom buildings, and also the hopefulness of the young trees that will grow tall and strong to provide shade and shelter for a new generation of educated young women. Thank you for the update. --Barbara
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 65 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    The Difference Education Can Make
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    Thanks to the generous support of GobalGiving donors, 300 more 6-year old girls entered school this year, girls like Bibata Ouedraogo in the village of Bissegaye (shown in the photo gallery with her grandmother and with her lamb which her parents care for and will sell in order to pay for next year’s school expenses). ...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Update from the Lambs for School project
    By - Lacine Sawadogo - Coordinator of the Association NEEED
    We have 50 girls in our project who are benefiting from the Lambs For School Project in the village of Toessin and are going to school. As one parent says, "The association of parents of students of the primary school of Toessin thank NEEED and its partners for their support of our daughters through the Lambs For School...
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    • Eric Johnson
      Eric Johnson Thanks for the update. I appreciate knowing how the project is progressing.
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Year-end academic results
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager
    I am very pleased to report that 182 girls who just completed six years of primary school with support of the Lambs For School Project have passed national exams this June, qualifying them to continue on to middle school. This is an 88% pass rate as compared with 61% of students passing these exams in the province as a...
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    • k8r
      k8r I am so pleased that this project is doing well. I love the simplicity of the design and the grassroots flavor of the support.
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    • Johndoe
      Johndoe It is so much easier to think of continuing support when we see the impact.
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    • Suzanne Plopper
      Suzanne Plopper I invite you to click on the link below for a recent story in the Washington Post about the life of a Burkinabe woman. Having worked in maternal & child health in Burkina Faso for 4 1/2 years and worked in 25 other African countries, I can attest to the validity of such a story about the lives of such women in Burkina (and... Read more »
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Thank you for your support during America's Giving Challenge
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager, Girls Education Project
    We are extremely grateful for the very wide & generous support we received for the education of village girls in northern Burkina Faso during America's Giving Challenge (the recent fundraising competition sponsored by The Case Foundation, GlobalGiving, & Parade Magazine). The generosity of our supporters, combined with the...
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    • owch
      owch Would love to hear how parents followed through? Thanks!
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    • jimmcgown
      jimmcgown Made me think my donation is actually making this happen.
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    • Elizabeth and Tom Fox
      Elizabeth and Tom Fox It reminds me of the number of girls helped. I love the photo, too, tho I wish it could be bigger.
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    • Sandy
      Sandy A 1000 girls! Wow, this is great.Sandy Ryman
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    • MaryKay
      MaryKay It always feels good to hear the a positive results for the girls. Thanks you
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 1793 donations
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education posted a progress report
    Lambs For School Certificates
    By - Suzanne Plopper - Project Manager, Friends of Burkina Faso
    This holiday season, give a gift that keeps on giving. Share your holiday spirit with loved ones by supporting the primary and middle school education of young village girls in northern Burkina Faso. Give your donation and then download the attached Lambs For School Certificate, fill it out and give it to the person(s) on...
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  • Lambs Support Village Girls' Education has received 3 donations
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Thanks to 2,060 donors like you, a total of $121,764 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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Suzanne Plopper

Chester, CA United States

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