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Lyra in Africa

Org #42076
Vetted since 2018
2012
year founded
$11,536
raised on GlobalGiving
6
months fundraising
0
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
https://www.lyrainafrica.org
Twitter Profile
Fayland
Colstrope lane
Hambleden, Buckinghamshire RG9 6SL
United Kingdom
07766758817

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7233327276
Organization Information
https://www.lyrainafrica.org
Twitter Profile
Fayland
Colstrope lane
Hambleden, Buckinghamshire RG9 6SL
United Kingdom
07766758817

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7233327276

Project Reports

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Dec 10, 2018
Tablets in 3 new schools thanks to your support!
With the additional tablets bought with your donations, we've been able to extend the programme from 3 to 6 secondary schools! The latest school to join the programme is Nyang'oro Secondary School,...
Sep 10, 2018
Thank you - we did it!
Back in June, we launched our first fundraiser with GlobalGiving. To qualify for future projects, we needed to raise over $6000 from 40 donors. Thanks to your generosity, we beat the target! Now more...
 
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