Help girls become leaders in their communities! Help grandmothers stop child marriage Grandmothers ensure that school continues Children in the GMP Summer Education program

The Grandmother Project, Inc

Org #73811
Vetted since 2020
2005
year founded
$69,803
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years 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:

Aug 12, 2022
It takes a community to stop FGM
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a harmful traditional practice that affects young girls and women in many communities throughout Senegal and is prominent in southern Senegal, where Vélingara...
Aug 9, 2022
Educating children is a community affair
During the past 4 months, over one thousand grandmother visits have educated children in local schools about local history, traditions and culture.  Throughout the school year, grandmothers...
Apr 11, 2022
Grandmother Leaders can stop FGM
Grandmother Leaders are instrumental in mobilizing their communities to discuss the harmful effects of FGM and to come to a consensus on its abandonment.  Whilst many grandmothers previously...
 
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