Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project

 
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $3,492 from an original funding goal of $10,000!
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project posted a progress report
    Final Project Report!
    By - Jessica Lawson - Co-Founder, Associate Director
    Dear Friends, We have had an extremely busy few months at The Mariposa DR Foundation. While we will continue monitoring the success of The Power Project, we will no longer post project this as a fundraiser on Global Giving. Fortunately we have been able to acquire a large amount of inventory and will begin a sewing program...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project has received 31 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project posted a progress report
    Peace Corps Volunteers Join Mariposa
    By - Jessica Lawson - Co-Founder, Associate Director
    Dear Friends, We are thrilled to announce that we have recently acquired two Peace Corps volunteers that will be living in one of our Satellite communities in Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic. The couple will be working on several initiatives with community members, most importantly strengthening the girls group and helping...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project posted a progress report
    Follow up and continuing education
    By - Jessica Lawson - Associate Director, The Mariposa DR Foundation
    Dear Friends, We are continuing to follow up with the girls that received LunaPads kits in 2011 and are receiving quite a positive response. Starting in February a full time volunteer will join us to help us better track the progress on this initiative and get ready for the next group of young women to receive their kits....
    • 2 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project posted a progress report
    Results of study to track Lunapads use in Cabarete
    By - Jessica Lawson - Associate Director
    We here at The Mariposa Foundation have been closely monitoring the success of the Lunapad project and are pleased to report on the results thus far. Earlier this year, MBA student Laura Barceló from Indiana University visited the Mariposa Foundation in Cabarete and conducted a satisfaction survey among the users of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project has received 33 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project posted a progress report
    Lunapads successfully distributed in two communities!
    By - Jessica Lawson - Associate Director, The Mariposa DR Foundation
    Dear Friends, We have been making tremendous progress on our goal of bringing reusable sanitary napkins to adolescent girls in the Dominican Republic! In April 2011, we distributed Lunapad kits to all the girls and mothers in our program in Cabarete and had an extensive information session on the care and use of these...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project posted a progress report
    Our first shipment of 200 Pads4Girls kits is on the way!
    By - Jessica Lawson - Associate Director, The Mariposa DR Foundation
    Dear Friends, We are excited to announce that our first shipment of 200 kits has arrived in the Dominican Republic.  As soon as the truck from Santo Domingo arrives on the North Coast we'll be distributing the products to all the girls in our program and their immediate family members.   We want to extend a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project posted a progress report
    What is The Power Project?
    By - Jessica Lawson - Associate Director
    Eight boys and four girls from Lakeside School in Seattle came to the Dominican Republic in July 2010.  These students spent a month in the remote village of Tres Ceibas above Rio San Juan on the North Coast.  For 30 days they lived with the community and created a special summer camp for 30 local children and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Keep 700 Girls in School - The Power Project has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 3 years ago
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Funded

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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Project Leader

Jessica Lawson

Ithaca, NY United States

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