Educate and Empower 800 Ethiopian Girls

 
$38,216
$103,033
Raised
Remaining
Nov 11, 2010

Progress on Education Support for Ethiopian Girls

Scholarship Recipients
Scholarship Recipients

Pathfinder/Global Giving

September 2010

Through the generous support of Global Giving donors, Pathfinder has provided secondary education to 48 scholarship students in Grades 7-12 since May 2008. Scholarship beneficiaries are selected by the School Authority and the Gender Club members. The selection criteria requires that the female beneficiaries are either orphans or from resource-poor families, ranked at the top of their class, and that they are willing to participate in a Gender Club and serve as a role model to other students and the communities. Prior to their selection as Global Giving-supported students, many of these young girls were employed as domestic workers, in exchange for housing and meals, in families that would allow them to attend school. The students encountered many difficulties, such as lack of income to purchase uniforms and school supplies, limited time to complete schoolwork due to work responsibilities, and isolation

Global Giving Scholarship Students – Grades 8 and 9

Global Giving scholarship support is transformative for these students, as it alleviates many of their material obstacles to achieving an education and also links them together as members of Girls’ Clubs. Students have the opportunity to attend trainings in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH), learn additional life-skills and foster strong relationships with their peers. As a result of this opportunity, these students have developed confidence to enthusiastically pursue their goals and envision a more independent and productive future.

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Caitlin Corneliess

Institutional Giving Officer
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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