Valuable Girl Project: Empower 1000 Girls in Egypt

 
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GlobalGiving's Storytelling Project

We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Who Will Speak For Them If Not Me?

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of WHO WILL SPEAK FOR THEM IF NOT ME? Poverty is the major the main problem in the in the African society. The living conditions are very poor, characterized by many orphans. I was inspired by this story by Zipporah Singulas, a researcher who told me of the story of a young girl who almost joined street life. She helped the girl to complete her primary education and later, trained the girl tailoring skills. She was so impressed that the girl is now self dependent and she can generate her own income while staying at her home. Honestly, I was so inspired by this story. This are the kind of people the society needs. Read more.
Related to project keywords: young girl, girl, orphans, story, poverty
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Organization

Coptic Orphans

Merrifield, Virginia, United States
http://www.copticorphans.org

Project Leader

Dina Daniel

Director of Donor Relations
Merrifield, Virginia United States

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