Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala

 
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    What's Up on the Ground in San Pedro Sacatepequez
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co-founder & Managing Director
    Guatemala’s school year begins in January and ends in October. This year approximately 650 teen girls and 170 eight and nine year old girls are participating in WWT’s Girls Leadership Institute. And that’s not counting their mothers, families, teachers and community leaders who all play important roles in...
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    EXPANSION - INCLUSION - CAPACITY BUILDING - EVALUATION
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co-founder & Managing Director
    Progress and Accomplishments – 2014 Women Work Together (WWT), in collaboration with our Guatemalan partners at ADIMTU (Asociación de Desarrollo Integral: Mujeres Trabajan Unidas), set out to accomplish three ambitious goals during 2014: To dramatically shift program management, execution and development to...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Guatemalan Team Visits Boulder - Neither they nor we will ever be the same!
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co-founder & Managing Director
    The five remarkable Guatemalan women who run our Girls Leadership Institute arrived in Boulder the day after Thanksgiving for a much-anticipated two week working visit. And what a visit it was! This was the first time that so many of the players on both our U.S. and Guatemalan teams have all been at the same table. To no...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Evaluation Round #2 + Staff @ International Forum
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co-founder & Managing Director
    Cycle 2 of Evaluation Set to Go Like everyone else, we want to know whether our work is making a measurable difference in the lives of girls, families and communities in San Pedro Sacatepéquez. We also want to learn how we can do a better job of what we’re doing. In January of this year we launched a systematic...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala has received 3 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    The Community Sees a Difference
    By - Wendy Baring-Gould - Program Director
    As I was leaving Guatemala last February after spending over a month there, I was approached by a man who wanted to share his observations of ADIMTU’s work in the villages of San Pedro Sacatepéquez and especially what he thought about the impact it was having on the adolescent girls in the communities where...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Evaluation Program Underway - Programs Set for Expansion
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co-founder & Managing Director, WWT
    Evaluation Program Underway - Programs Set for Expansion Our top-notch program and evaluation team of Wendy Baring-Gould and RoseMarie Perez Foster spent several weeks in San Pedro Sacatepéquez during January & February working intensively with the ADIMTU team to prepare for the new school year. During their...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Mi Hermanita to Reach 600+ Girls in 2014
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co-founder & Managing Director, WWT
    Mi Hermanita – My Little Sister - Expands as 2014 School Year Begins Program Evaluation Launched to Measure Outcomes and Impact Children across Guatemala are returning to school this month, embarking on a school year that runs from mid-January to the end of October. In San Pedro Sacatepéquez girls starting...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Teen Girls Are Agents of Change
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Mi Hermanita is the culminating project for middle school girls in San Pedro Sacatepéquez.  By the time they become Big Sisters, the girls and their families have already participated in earlier projects about the importance and benefits of staying in school. They’ve learned about their mothers’ and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Big Sisters - A "Magic Ingredient" in Little Sisters' School Success
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co Founder and Managing Director
    In preparation for this posting, I asked Nancy Fabiola Pérez Orozco de Navarro, who runs Las Hermanitas in 5 of San Pedro’s 13 rural middle schools, to pass along some news about the relationships she’s seen develop between some of the Big and Little Sisters in the program. Two of these stories follow,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala has received 20 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Program Grows + Girls, Moms & Teachers Love It!
    By - Diane Dvorin - Co-founder, Women Work Together
    Now operating in 5 villages of San Pedro Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, Guatemala, Las Hermanitas – Big/Little Sisters - has added 2 new locations for the 2013 school year that began in January. Not only are new middle school girls in all 5 locations signing up to be mentors, but all of last year’s Big Sisters...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Earthquake Impacts San Pedro
    By - TRACY EHLERS - FOUNDER & PROGRAM DIRECTOR
    On November 7, 2012, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the state of San Marcos, causing considerable destruction and death in the town of San Pedro and its rural areas. Dozens of people were killed, hundreds hurt, and thousands made homeless. Our sister nonprofit in San Pedro, Mujeres Trabajan Unidas, suspended its normal work...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Girls Mentoring Girls in Guatemala has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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