Girls from Lulanzi receiving their sani pads Ending Period Poverty for rural girls in Tanzania Ending Period Poverty for rural girls in Tanzania Ending Period Poverty for rural girls in Tanzania

Lyra in Africa

Org #42076
Vetted since 2018
2012
year founded
$32,603
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
4
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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
Katy Sklan
Katy Sklan
Team
Maria Spink, Marie Kwirine, Katy Sklan
Organization Information
Colstrope Farm
Colstrope lane
Hambleden, Buckinghamshire RG9 6SL
United Kingdom
07766758817
Organization Information
Colstrope Farm
Colstrope lane
Hambleden, Buckinghamshire RG9 6SL
United Kingdom
07766758817

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Update on Ending Period Poverty

By Katy Sklan | Project leader

Thanks to your generous donations, Lyra in Africa has now been able to reach a total of 3,166 rural secondary school girls with Menstrual Hygiene Management and Adolescent Reproductive Health... Read the full report ›

Update on Ending Period Poverty

By Katy Sklan | Project leader

With the help of your generous donations, we have been able to distribute even more reusable sanitary pads along with menstruation education training to rural girls in Tanzania, helping to end period... Read the full report ›

Update on Ending Period Poverty

By Katy Sklan | Project leader

With the help of your generous donations, we have been able to distribute even more reusable sanitary pads along with menstruation education training to rural girls in Tanzania, helping to end period... Read the full report ›
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