Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe

 
$14,002
$6,321
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe has received 4 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $5,609 from an original funding goal of $20,323!
    • 5 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe posted a progress report
    Reaching Over 60,000 Girls
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    Our most recent update from GCN comes directly from its founder, Betty Makoni. Business in the high-density suburb of Chitungwiza in Zimbabwe came to a halt on March 28th when hundreds of girls marched in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. Chitungwiza is a high-density suburb east of Harare and this is the place...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe has received 64 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe posted a progress report
    March 2009 Update
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    GCN recently reported to us about their activities for the last 6 months of 2008. Despite the challenges facing GCN and the people of Zimbabwe GCN continues to be effective in serving girls, albeit in new ways amidst the well-known turmoil in Zimbabwe. While the government had restricted some of GCN’s activities, GCN...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe posted a progress report
    December 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    GCN’s Girls Empowerment Clubs face tremendous challenges due to the difficult social and political context currently in Zimbabwe. The government passed a ban on public gatherings and a ban on NGOs carrying out their field operations. Due to the dangerous conditions, teachers refrained from attending schools. Club visits...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe posted a progress report
    September 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs, IDEX
    Girl Child Network of Zimbabwe co-sponsored a conversational reception at the International AIDS Conference, August 3-8, 2008 in Mexico City to feature empowered girl children who shared what they have gained from being part of GCN’s girls’ empowerment clubs. Currently there are about 60,000 girls involved with GCN...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe posted a progress report
    June 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs, IDEX
    In the past year, GCN’s Community Development and Empowerment Program organized several activities for its HIV-prevention campaigns that included sensitization of traditional and church leaders on gender, HIV/AIDS and sexual abuse. GCN organized a workshop with 44 traditional and church leaders in Chiredzi to impart...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe has received 31 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe posted a progress report
    March 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Program Coordinator, IDEX
    Since the beginning of this year’s project, GCN has conducted emergency intervention and rescue operations for 43 girls in the Hwange District. These interventions include a 24-hour response team and removal of the girl from her home or the abusive situation. These abuses include sexual, emotional, physical, economic...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe posted a progress report
    December 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    HIV-prevention campaign to commemorate World AIDS Day To commemorate World AIDS Day, 2007, GCN held its first Girls Speak Out Conference outside Harare in the town of Chitungwiza where over 900 girls from 10 provinces spoke out about HIV and AIDS. This was a unique event that allowed the voices of girls to be heard in...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe posted a progress report
    Ocitber 2007 Update
    By - Sarah Dotlich - Programs Officer
    Throughout a normal week in the Hwange District of Zimbabwe, 25 girls between the ages of 6 to 18 years visit GCN’s Hwange Empowerment Village. The Village provides a temporary shelter for girls rescued from rape and child abuse as well as a center for education and counseling and a place where girls can go after school....
    • 7 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Send Rural Girls to School in Zimbabwe has received 7 donations
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Thanks to 69 donors like you, a total of $14,002 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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Organization

Girl Child Network (GCN)

San Francisco, California, United States
http://www.idex.org/gcn.html

Project Leader

Sarah Dotlich

IDEX Africa Program Director
San Francisco, CA United States

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