Afghan adolescent girls are key to the future of Afghanistan. To reach their potential, girls must be healthy, educated and trained to be leaders at home and in communities. The Afghan Institute of Learning's (AIL) fusion of education, health and training programming has been forming capable adolescent girls for 17 years. Each year, AIL aims to provide education, health services and training in human rights, leadership and health to at least 70,000 adolescent girls.
Provide education to a girl and give her the ability to transform her life, enter the workforce, and have a voice. $100 (+ GlobalGiving fees) covers the entire education of one girl at a partner institute). Join us in not only educating 1 girl, but 1000! We have just completed 1000 girls in Karachi successfully and 250 in Lahore. Your donation will go toward educating girls in Lahore, Pakistan. We are also working toward girls in Hyderabad, Pakistan as well as Balochistan, Pakistan.
We provide a healthy residential environment for 150 former street-dwelling children in Kenya to thrive and grow by providing education and medical care, and life skills and vocational-entrepreneurship training. Our programs are gender-sensitive to ensure all (including girls) benefit; we have separate clubs for boys and girls to learn about healthy relationships, self-esteem and gender equity. Every child has the opportunity to thrive and develop their potential.
A World Bank study found that close to 60 percent of Indonesian youth are unemployed; this is the case in Yayasan Usaha Mulia's project area of Cipanas, West Java. That is why a Vocational Training Center (VTC) was established in order for youths to learn skills that would increase their chances of gaining employment. So far, 75 percent of our alumni have found jobs. Help us keep the VTC going and help more than 300 disadvantaged youths per year find employment.
GlobeMed helps young leaders build the courage and ability to address health and social justice issues. We provide education and leadership training for over 2,000 students in 60 university chapters, each of which is partnered with a grassroots organization in Africa, Asia, or the Americas. Through these partnerships, students support local health projects while learning from grassroots leaders and a diverse network of peers.
In Thailand, The Freedom Project works with children at risk to prevent human trafficking & child sexual exploitation through education & community development. Through educational scholarships, tutoring, mentors, workshops & additional programs at our community Resource Center, we're helping more than 130 children reach their potential & become the leaders of tomorrow.
The Leadership Initiative's International Business Alliance Program (IBAP) is designed to let high school students effect real change in the world, while at the same time providing valuable tutoring and experience to prepare them for college. The Leadership Initiatives accomplishes this by matching each IBAP participant up with local business leader s in Northern Nigeria to help them solve local development problems they encounter.
Sprouting Seeds Learning Centre will provide a diverse range of practical life-skills training for Myanmar youth (focused primarily for girls from remote areas and ethnic backgrounds), which are rooted in principles of sustainability, preservation of traditional wisdom, and positive social engagement with a focus on youth and woman's empowerment as well as self-awareness through the Sprouting Seeds Learning Centre cafe, bakery, eco-shop and training centre.
Our project plans to complete a school for the deaf in eastern India, that will provide hands-on career training and technical education to 100 deaf students each year. This will help the students to acquire skills suited to give them a job, become financially independent and live with dignity.