All donations to Shining Hope for Communities in honor of Mother's Day will be matched dollar for dollar up to $50,000 by May 12th, 2013! Send a tribute card by making a donation in honor of the women in your life. Changing the lives of women and children is a powerful and meaningful alternative to buying gifts. Thank you for taking this opportunity to ensure that Mother's Day has a lasting impact on the lives of women and children in Kibera, Kenya! Photography: Bella Zanesco
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Shining Hope for Communities is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 that empowers communities through empowering girls and women. Shining Hope's innovative, community-driven model combats extreme poverty and gender inequity by linking tuition-free schools for girls to a set of accessible, comprehensive community services for all.
How will this project solve this problem?
All donations to Shining Hope for Communities in honor of Mother's Day will be matched dollar for dollar up to $50,000!
Potential Long Term Impact
Our model is ground breaking: linking the value placed in girls' education with essential services for all. There is a desperate need to extend beyond Kibera to developing countries around the globe, changing the daily realities of 600 million girls and women.
Total Funding Received to Date: $50,207
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $50,207 . The original project funding goal was $50,000.