Grandmothers are key to stopping harmful practices Grandmothers protect girls from FGM Grandmothers ensure girls stay in school Grandmothers are key to stopping child marriage

The Grandmother Project, Inc

Org #73811
Vetted since 2020
2005
year founded
$43,759
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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Aug 12, 2021
Grandmothers: the key to stopping FGM
The COVID pandemic has shed light on the dangers women and girls face all over the world; not only in terms of inequality (lack of access to education), but also with regards to violence against women...
Jul 21, 2021
Girls at risk of child marriage need grandmothers!
According to a recent World Vision report, “Global projections of girls married by 2030 have shot up from 100 million to 110 million, based on the current estimates that an additional 10 million...
Jun 24, 2021
Grandmothers are key to girls staying in school!
Grandmothers are essential to ensuring that girls go to school – and continue their studies.  While girls make up close to half of the student body in primary schools in Velingara, southern...
 
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