Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou!

 
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 1 donation
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    OA partners with Days for Girls
    By - Angie Roberts - Executive Director
    The Alliance is committed to increasing the number of girls in school and  seeing those girls complete their high school education.  We work with the village education councils and the student/parents associations to educate them about the importance of young girls going to school.  We build latrines with...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Teacher Training Makes the Difference
    By - Angie Roberts - Executive Director
    Making sure girls are attending school and actually learning involves many different things.  The Alliance starts by working with a village to create a Village Education Council.  Council members determine the goals of the village and are encouraged by Alliance staff to recognize the value in all children...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 5 donations
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 1 donation
    • 10 months ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    The Girl Effect
    By - Angie Roberts - Executive Director
    Why all the fuss about getting more girls in school?  If you educate a girl, you can change the world.  There will be less poverty, fewer cases of HIV, there will be fewer child brides and fewer cases of young girls dying in childbirth. Education gives girls the power to make choices.  The power to get an...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 1 donation
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 11 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Let's Keep Girls Learning!
    By - Angie Roberts - Executive Director
    The Alliance is committed to expanding educational opportunities for village children, especially girls.  School latrines and village wells have opened the door for many more young women to pursue their goals.  In addition, our outreach with village education councils has helped them see the importance of both...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    First Generation Girls Going to School in 11 Rurual Villages
    By - Jen Beckstead - Executive Director
    Dear Supporter, 700 girls are enrolled in 11 elementary schools this year due to the Ouelessebougou Alliance's involvement and the donors that have made it all happen! Our staff and board continue to have so much hope for the village children in 11 rural villages. Unlike their parents, these children have access to a...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    School in Session October 1st!
    By - Jennifer Beckstead - Executive Director
    Dear project sponsors, There is one week in counting until school starts in 11 rural villages in the Ouelessebougou region. Each of the 11 villages where we have education programs didn't even have a school, a teacher, or a student until the Ouelessebougou Alliance began its education program in 2004. In fact it was...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 14 donations
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has made updates to their project page.
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has made updates to their project page.
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    236 Students Graduating Next Month!
    By - Jen Beckstead - Executive Director
    April 3, 2012 Last month I had the opportunity to travel to Ouelessebougou and visit many schools in-session. I was reminded of the incredible changes that have taken place since I became involved with the Ouelessebougou Alliance in 2003. Even ten years ago it was not common for girls to go to...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has made updates to their project page.
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Enrollment of Girls Increasing
    By - Jennifer Beckstead - Executive Director
    Now more than ever girls are getting an education in 11 rural villages where their mothers have never had the chance to learn. 761 girls are enrolled in school this year in the 11 elementary schools that the Alliance continues to support. It is awe-inspiring to see the excitement that girls have to go to school. Nationally,...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 10 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    The End of a Great School Year!
    By - Jennifer Beckstead - Executive Director
    What a year! We are so thrilled with the progress that has been made in 11 village elementary schools this year—benefitting more than 700 girls. As we begin preparations for a new school year we can’t help but look back on this year as one of remarkable development. In fact it was a couple of years ago that we...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    A season to give
    By - Joshua Molina - Development Director
    Dear Global Givers, The holiday season is a time to give thanks for all that we have . . . and a time to give help to those who are less fortunate than we are.  While we enjoy our holiday feasts, rural Malians fight against disease, poverty, illiteracy, and long odds to prosper or even to survive.  According to...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    School in Dialakoro Keleya
    By - Joshua Molina - Program Director
    In the village of Dialakoro Keleya, every family views education as a must. The Alliance school in this village has more students than any other: 340 this year (2010-2011), 164 of which are girls (48%). The villagers view the school as a way to progress both socially and economically. Every parent who has the...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Teacher Training in Mali
    By - Joshua Molina - Development Director
    The Mali government recently made a change to the national curriculum for first and second grades. The new curriculum requires teachers to teach in their indigenous language, which is Bamanankan in the Ouelessebougou area. Beginning in third grade students transition from learning Bamanankan to French—Mali’s...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Multiply Your Donation
    By - Joshua Molina - Development Director
    Starting October 12, GlobalGiving is matching all donations at 30%, 40%, or 50%.  If you've been waiting for the best moment to donate to one of our projects on Global Giving, now is the best time ever. This is how the match percentage program works: Donation Percentage Match$10 -...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 12 donations
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    New School Built in Mali
    By - Joshua Molina - Development Director
    This summer, the Ouelessebougou Alliance teamed up with buildOn in order to build a new school in Bamakoni. Bamakoni is a small community in southern Mali with a population of approximately 650 people who are primarily uneducated and illiterate. Located in the Ouelessebougou region, Bamakoni has an existing long-term...
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    • Amy
      Amy Thank you for the update on the progress of the project. There is certainly more to be done and I am looking forward to future updates.
      • 4 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    school started yesterday!
    By - Jodie Jensen - Program Director
    The 09-10 school year just started in Mali. Ramadan is over, as well as the rainy season, so families and teachers are ready to get students back in the classrooms. Thanks to the generous donations that we have received for education, the Alliance is sponsoring a 5 day training next week that will focus on helping...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 37 donations
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Education Councils focus efforts on girls' enrollement
    By - Jodie Jensen - Program Director
    11 villages that the Alliance works with have active education councils. These councils work with the Alliance to make plans and coordinate efforts to improve the education in their villages. These councils focus largely on making sure girls are in school, building schools, and ensuring that teachers are receiving their...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Curriculum Training
    By - J. Jensen - Program Director
    In October, 2008, the Utah-based education committee traveled to the villages of Ouelessebougou to start a new initiative called the "Village Education Plan". Two villages were selected to pilot the project - Dialakoro Keleya and Bamakoni. Each village education council worked together to determine their personal...
    • 6 years ago
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    • Wenz
      Wenz too brief; what were those aspirations?
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 29 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    200 new students to start school this year!
    By - Jodie Jensen - Program Director
    When I heard from our field staff that we need 50 new benches for our schools, I was discouraged, thinking that our benches were falling apart. When they told me that it is because we have up to 200 new students entering our classrooms in the fall, I was overjoyed! More students means more supplies, more teachers and more...
    • 6 years ago
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    • Amy
      Amy Thank you for the update. I am looking forward to more detailed reports in the future. I hope that the rentention rate for these new students is high.
      • 6 years ago
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    • Wenz
      Wenz I'd like to see more detail as well, on total numbers of students, their ages, retention and any progress on interactive method development.
      • 6 years ago
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    • 7 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Village education update!
    By - J. Beckstead - Executive Director
    I recently had the opportunity to travel to Ouelessebougou and was fortunate to spend quite a bit of time visiting with the teachers and students in several elementary schools. As I visited with these remarkable people, I was reminded of the educational challenges they have faced and improvements they have made over the...
    • 7 years ago
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    • Gammy
      Gammy I like hearing the specific progress being made. I am especially impressed with the increase in education for girls. I will continue to support this program.
      • 7 years ago
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    • forlisac
      forlisac It's helpful to learn of the increased number of girls attending schools in part due to the Alliance education program. These updates are so helpful.
      • 7 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 10 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! posted a progress report
    Increase in Girl Education & Teacher Training
    By - Sarah Frank - Program Coordinator
    This past year, 534 girls enrolled in Alliance schools - more than ever before! Roughly one-third of all Alliance students are female - an indication of social change and a shift of village values toward gender equity in education. With your help, the Alliance hopes to continue to further educational opportunities for...
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 8 donations
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  • Send 761 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou! has received 1 donation
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Angie Roberts

Executive Director
Murray, Utah United States

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