Grandmothers improve school outcomes Grandmothers help girls stay in school Telling stories and giving advice under the tree Grandmothers and girls share a special bond

The Grandmother Project, Inc

Org #73811
Vetted since 2020 Top Ranked
2005
year founded
$37,770
raised on GlobalGiving
12
months fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Grandmother Project's mission is to promote the health, well-being and rights of women and children in developing countries through grandmother-inclusive and inter-generational programs that build on communities' cultural values and resources. To carry out our mission, we work on two levels: With Communities: we work directly with both rural and urban communities to develop, document and evaluate innovative approaches to social change. With Development Organizations: we build the capacity of other organizations, in Senegal and elsewhere in West Africa, to implement programs using our Change through Culture approach. Why Grandmothers? Because we want long-lasting change in African... read more

Project Leaders
Alyssa Rychtarik
Alyssa Rychtarik
Judi Aubel
Judi Aubel
Alyssa Rychtarik
Alyssa Rychtarik
Team
Judi Aubel
Organization Information
11 Magnolia Parkway
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
United States
+39 3343278558 in Italy
Organization Information
11 Magnolia Parkway
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
United States
+39 3343278558 in Italy

Project Reports

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Feb 26, 2021
Girls need to stay in school
  School has returned to Velingara and children aren’t the only ones in the classroom.  Grandmothers provide an important part of children’s schooling and connect them to their...
Dec 15, 2020
Not even COVID can stop grandmothers!
UNICEF and UNFPA have recently warned that, due to COVID, at least 2 million girls are at risk of FGM.  This risk is due to COVID restrictions and the associated lack of movement, inhibiting...
Oct 30, 2020
Fatoumata is ready to go back to school!
Fatoumata is ready for her return to school next week. Thanks to GMP’s Summer Education Program, Fatoumata was able to review math and French, in addition to learning some traditional games and...
 
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