Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh

 
$22,841
$27,159
Raised
Remaining
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh has received 105 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $22,686 from an original funding goal of $50,000!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Rima’s New Future
    By - Megan McLain - Manager, Corporate Partnerships
    Rima is an 18 year-old girl from KharijJomal Char.  Rima’s father died leaving her family destitute. Rima hoped to take her secondary school examinations but feared that her family could not afford the examination fees. She was further frustrated to learn that her guardians were searching for a husband for her...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Increasing Impact for Girls in Bangladesh
    By - Megan McLain - Manager, Corporate Partnerships
    During the past four years, over 42,400 adolescent girls in 458 villages were reached through Save the Children’s Kishoree Kontha (Adolescent Girls’ Voices) research program in southern Bangladesh’s Barisal Division. The program’s goal was to reduce poverty by improving the health, education,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Bangladesh - Strengthening Girl’s Voices
    By - Sarah Titus - Livelihoods Department
    This spring, I had the opportunity to step outside my role of supporting our Title II food security programs to conduct a qualitative assessment for Kishoree Kontha (KK), a four-year project in Bangladesh funded by the Nike Foundation. KK, meaning “Adolescent Girls’ Voices” in Bangla, focused on developing...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh has received 181 donations
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Saving Mothers and Children in Bangladesh
    By - Michael Vanasse - Corporate Partnerships
    Save the Children is providing life-saving healthcare to mothers and newborns in remote areas of Bangladesh where families live in poverty and lack access to essential services. Through community health workers and grassroots clinics, projects are addressing the leading causes of child mortality by providing antibiotics to...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Peer Educator Site Visit
    By - Bill Brower - GlobalGiving Field Program Officer
    Bill Brower is a Field Program Officer with GlobalGiving who is visiting our partners’ projects throughout South and Southeast Asia. An approaching cyclone meant he was unable to travel to the south to see this project, but Save the Children USA arranged a visit to another project also using the peer educator approach. On...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Award-winning Study Highlights in Bangladesh
    By - Rebecca Bryant - Manager, Workplace Giving
    A Dramatically Effective Save the Children Study Proves Newborn Mortality Can Be Cut by One-third- Hundreds Saved in Bangladesh, Potentially Millions Worldwide The home-based care strategy resulted in a one-third (34 percent) reduction in newborn mortality in study areas. David Oot, Associate Vice-President of the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    KAISHAR Program- Bangladesh Progress
    By - Rebecca Bryant - Manager, Workplace Giving
    The KAISHAR Program is being implemented in Nasirnagar to improve adolescent health behaviors. The program will continue to ensure adolescents’ access to reproductive and sexual health information including HIV/AIDS through linking them with existing government, NGO and other community-based services. The ARSH program...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh has received 173 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Teaching adolescent girls how to be financially well rounded.
    By - Melissa Gaynor - Safe Savings for Adolescent Girls in Bangladesh
    A key aspect of Kishoree Kontha project is financial literacy, supporting adolescent girls to make decisions about investments in income-generating opportunities and continuing education. The financial literacy component of the project provides an important opportunity to explore savings with adolescent girls. As the...
    • 5 years ago
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    • c-rain
      c-rain I did find the report somewhat valuable, but I would much prefer to hear what is actually being done in the field. I think it's great that we have goals, but what are we doing to achieve them and what landmarks have we passed?
      • 5 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh has received 324 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Update - Program Description
    By - Courtney Williams - Manager Corporate Partnerships
    Program Description With support from the Nike Foundation, Save the Children (SC) has been implementing a 3-year adolescent girls’ empowerment project, Kishoree Kontha (Adolescent Girl’s Voice), in south-central Bangladesh since May 2006. This project was added to a holistic food security program called Jibon-O-Jibika...
    • 6 years ago
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    • Daniela Antonietti
      Daniela Antonietti it explains in a clear and accurate way how this project will be realized. thanks for your great job,
      • 6 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh posted a progress report
    Partner Organization Profiles and Roles
    By - Courtney Williams - Manager Corporate Partnerships
    Partner Organization Profiles and Roles Save the Children SC plays a lead role in the design, partner capacity building and ongoing monitoring of the project. SC is working with local partners to develop their ability to be relevant to adolescent girls’ needs and aspirations. SC works with J-PAL to capture learning in...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Save the Children Empowering Girls in Bangladesh has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Funded

Thanks to 460 donors like you, a total of $22,841 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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Megan McLain

Manager, Corporate Partnerships
Westport, CT United States

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