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Lyra in Africa

Org #42076
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2012
year founded
$20,488
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
3
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
Roselyne Mariki, 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:

Nov 3, 2021
Give a Girl a change report
With the generous donations from the Lyra in Africa valued supporters, Lyra was able to support the most vulnerable girls continue with their education and thrive! When you speak to a teenage girl in...
Mar 24, 2021
Give the Gift of Joy this Christmas Report
With the generous donations from the Lyra in Africa valued supporters, Lyra in Africa was able to continue to support the most vulnerable girls continue with their education and thrive! Lyra in Africa...
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...
 
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