Our project officer delivering SRH training A group photo of the students after the training 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
$31,144
raised on GlobalGiving
4
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
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 21, 2022
Ending Period Poverty for rural girls in Tanzania
With the help of your generous donations, we have been able to distribute more sani pads and menstruation training to rural girls and bring on board our first Gender Equality Officer!   You...
Jul 26, 2022
Ending Period Poverty for rural girls in Tanzania
With the help of your generous donations, we were able to provide sani pads and menstruation training to rural school girls at Kipera School, Iringa, Tanzania. Your donations enabled Lyra to donate 9...
Mar 2, 2022
Give a Girl a Chance: Help Educate Tanzania Girls
Since our last update to you all in November, the Lyra team have busy implementing the Lyra projects to help more rural girls keep safe and learning in the Lyra green hostels and supporting rural...
 
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