Support Women and Girls in Ghana

 
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 4 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 4 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Off to Camp and College
    By - Jeanie M. Barnett - US Executive Director
    It’s been a busy summer for WomensTrust and our scholarship recipients!  College-Bound Scholarships  As we reported back in February, WomensTrust launched its new, "College-Bound" scholarship program for our most outstanding high school graduates -- bright young women with big dreams for their future, but...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 4 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 4 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Help Us Raise $3000 to Send Our Scholarship Girls to Camp This Summer
    By - Jeanie M. Barnett - Executive Director
    We're raising funds to send 10 girls in our scholarship program to summer camp this year. And we need your support! Sponsored by the College of Ama, a Ghanaian organization that provides education enrichment programs for underprivileged teen girls in Ghana, this year's camp will bring together 30 girls  at the...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 3 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 3 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    College Bound!
    By - Jeanie M. Barnett - Executive Director
    WomensTrust Launches Scholarships for College-Bound Graduates Earlier this year, several generous donors of WomensTrust provided seed funding for a new scholarship program to send our interns to college. Regina, Mary, and Stella, the young women who intern in WomensTrust's office in Pokuase, have big dreams. They’ve...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 5 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 4 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 6 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 5 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    WomensTrust Clients Thrive on Market Day in Nsawam
    By - Jeanie M. Barnett - Executive Director
    Pictured above: WomensTrust clients Nadiyatu (l) and Habibatu (c) with WomensTrust - Nsawam Program Director Priscilla Danso (r), on a recent Market Day in Nsawam. MONDAY IS MARKET DAY  in the town of Nsawam, a major trading hub in the mountainous Akwapim region of Ghana about an hour’s drive north of the...
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    • Bev
      Bev Thanks for the update. It makes me proud to be a monthly donor. talk about a multiplier effect! Well done, sisters in Esumia.
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 7 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 78 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Extending Our Reach
    By - Jeanie M. Barnett - Interim Executive Director, WomensTrust
    Praise Obikyere runs a small elementary school in Kpone, a village near the port town of Tema, on Ghana’s southern coast. On a recent morning, Praise led her class, of about a dozen bright-eyed 6 and 7 year olds, in a head-to-toe vocabulary game.  “Where is your nose?” she asked. The children touched...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    WomensTrust Winter 2013 Report
    By - Priscilla Jeffery - Executive Director
    Priscilla Jeffery, WomensTrust’s new executive director, has just returned to our new New York office after a two-month stay in Ghana. She worked on coordinating the merger of the existing Pokuase office with new WomensTrust office in Nsawam, an agricultural community in the Eastern Region of Ghana, with a major...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    New Merger Expands Our Reach and Impact in Ghana
    By - Jeanie M. Barnett - Member, US Board of Directors
    WomensTrust is combining its operations, programs, and expertise in a new merger with the Community Partnership of Akwapim South, Ghana (CPASGhana) that will expand our microfinance and education programs and enable us to help thousands more impoverished women and girls in Ghana to build better futures for themselves and...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 48 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Empowering Rural Women
    By - Gertrude Ankrah - Development Director
    Every February thousands of women gather together in New York City to explore the critical issues facing women globally. Thanks to a sponsorship from Anglican Women’s Empowerment (AWE), I traveled from my home in Pokuase to New York to speak on a panel at this year’s gathering, the 56thSession of the...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    What Girls Want, By US Board Member Jeanie B.
    By - Jeanie Barnett - Member, US Board of Directors
    Sophia. Patience. Gifty. Beatrice. Grace. Forgive.  They are among about two dozen girls who gather each afternoon during the week in a makeshift classroom in Pokuase, where they spend the next two hours learning about computers.  The class is a program of WomensTrust, whose mission in part is to empower...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Why Education is Important to Me, By Margaret S.
    By - Margaret Saanuo - WomensTrust Scholarship Recipient
    Why Education is Important to Me, by Margaret Saanuo, WomensTrust Scholarship Recipient My parents are from the Dagaartis tribe, a marginalized group in regard to education and wealth in the Upper West Region of Ghana. However, they migrated to the Central Region of Ghana in search of “greener pastures.”...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Your Support in Action
    By - Kristen Ash - Associate Director
    Dear Friends,As 2011 comes to a close, we want to thank you - our supporters, donors, volunteers and advocates. You are the driving force behind our movement and the lifeblood of our mission.  We are proud to share with you the WomensTrust 2010 Annual Report. We've made great strides over the past eight years toward...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 110 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Your Vote is Worth $1,000
    By - WomensTrust Staff - Project Leader
                A photograph can lock a moment, thought and experience into a single image.  It can tell an entire story without whispering one word.             Three of WomensTrust’s photos were chosen as...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has made updates to their project page.
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    WomensTrusts' Building Blocks for Success
    By - Marlis Branaka - Vice Chair, WomensTrust Board of Directors
    This past year WomensTrust put in place the building blocks for a great future:  we recruited the leadership in Ghana required to take us to higher levels, and we connected to more people who believe in our approach and want to help. These transformational gains further our mission of supporting women and girls in...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Hello from our new Executive Director
    By - Wilma Longdon - Executive Director
    I am delighted to send this message to the board, staff, funders and all who are connected to WomensTrust in different ways.  As I prepare to begin working with you on February 1st, I am excited by the opportunity to build on the solid foundation which is in place in Pokuase.  In my personal quest to contribute...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Hear it from our volunteers...
    By - Tami Stillwell - Graphic Artist & WomensTrust Volunteer
    THE IMPACT & ITS RIPPLES by Tami Stillwell Volunteering for WomensTrust truly made an impact on my life. I never thought I’d travel to a far off country and be so profoundly moved and inspired. Meeting such strong-willed, determined women and girls left me with a sense of involvement in an organization that is creating...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 118 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Turn Sixty + Sell your Car = Create Women’sTrust
    By - Lorraine O'Neil - In-the-Field Traveler
    The small-framed poster behind Gertrude was the first thing I noticed when Andrew and I shook her hand. It said “Women with balls”. After spending the day with the staff and some of the beneficiaries of Women’sTrust Inc., I realized that the quote was no joke... The inception of Women’sTrust Inc. (WTI) is a...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    The Latest WomensTrust News from Pokuase, Ghana
    By - Kristen Ash - Program and Communications Coordinator
    "The best way to fight poverty and extremism is to educate and empower women and girls.” -Nicholas Kristof, co-author of Half the Sky and op-ed columnist for the New York Times. William Easterly, the highly considered international development economist and author of the White Man’s Burden, has visited WomensTrust...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana posted a progress report
    Thank you for contributing to WomensTrust Programming
    By - Dana - Dakin
    “WOMENS TRUST IS PROBABLY THE BEST PROJECT I HAVE SEEN IN AFRICA “ The accolade above was given to WomensTrust this fall by Bill Easterly, author of White Man’s Burden and a world-renowned expert on the effectiveness of foreign aid. He has visited our project in Ghana twice to track progress and agreed to be...
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has received 188 donations
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  • Support Women and Girls in Ghana has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Jeffrey Stevens

Adminstrative Officer
New York, New York United States

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