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Lyra in Africa

Org #42076
Vetted since 2018
2012
year founded
$12,401
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

Lyra strategy and mission: Tanzania has sustained high economic growth over the last decade, averaging 6-7% a year. But while its poverty rate has declined from 60% in 2007 to an estimated 47% in 2016, about 12 million Tanzanians still live in extreme poverty on earnings of less than US$0.60 per day due to fast population growth rate of over 3% per year. Young people in rural Tanzania are still growing up to a future of poverty and hunger. Lyra is working to change that: unlocking local opportunities to shift rural poverty. Lyra's mission is to create sustainable, vibrant rural communities by improving the education of girls and women and creating economic incentives, allowing them to ... read more

Project Leaders
Maria Spink
Maria Spink
Team
Naomi Rouse, Godfrey Kilawe
Organization Information
Fayland
Colstrope lane
Hambleden, Buckinghamshire RG9 6SL
United Kingdom
07766758817

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #7233327276
Organization Information
Fayland
Colstrope lane
Hambleden, Buckinghamshire RG9 6SL
United Kingdom
07766758817

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #7233327276

Project Reports

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May 7, 2019
A big thank you from the girls!
In a country where access to education is not guaranteed, girls have to show great determination to get to secondary school level. Fatuma is one of the girls who has joined the new hostel at...
Mar 11, 2019
Taking digital learning to a new level in 2019
Thanks to your support, our digital learning programme is gathering momentum. In 2019, we're introducing student coding clubs and hope to provide a set of tablets to each of our partner schools this...
Feb 11, 2019
Thank you!
In Europe, we can take education and a warm bed for granted. But in rural Tanzania, the beautiful, safe dormitories Lyra has built with the local community quite simply mean the world to the girls,...
 
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