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The Grandmother Project, Inc

Org #73811
Vetted since 2020
2005
year founded
$61,389
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

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:

Dec 10, 2021
COVID linked to a rise in FGM
A rise in cases of FGM has recently been connected to the COVID pandemic.  According to a recent article in The Lancet, the “alarming signals of rising FGM cases are part of a broader...
Nov 18, 2021
Grandmother Leaders keep girls safe and in school
We know that education is key to advancing gender equality and ensuring a brighter future for girls in southern Senegal.  Unfortunately, when girls are married off before their 18th birthday, it...
Oct 22, 2021
Grandmothers & Teachers Together for Education
One of the barriers for children – particularly girls – to attending school is that often families do not feel that the school reflects nor promotes their values.  The school is seen...
 
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