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The Grandmother Project, Inc

Org #73811
Vetted since 2020 Top Ranked
2005
year founded
$43,216
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year 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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Apr 14, 2021
Together to Stop FGM!
Grandmother Project’s (GMP) intergenerational activities with mothers, grandmothers and girls have been proven to make a difference in the lives of girls – in both the current...
Mar 23, 2021
Grandmothers can stop child marriage
Grandmother Leaders trained by Grandmother Project have the power to change the course of a girl’s life.  Every year countless girls are destined to leave school and marry before they even...
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...
 
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