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  1. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5031/ph_5031_18376.jpgA woman, who just a few years ago was hopeless and voiceless, now addressing her community! Give a woman a microphone and a platform, and the exising paradigms can be shifted and new possibilities are created.
    A woman, who just a few years ago was hopeless and voiceless, now addressing her community! Give a woman a microphone and a platform, and the exising paradigms can be shifted and new possibilities are created.
  2. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10000/ph_10000_37502.jpgAt age 11 Djamila became pregnant after being raped by an older man. APAD helped support her and she choose to give the baby up for adoption. She now lives with an APAD member while learning sewing to support herself, and she helps girls at risk of forced marriages find APAD.
    At age 11 Djamila became pregnant after being raped by an older man. APAD helped support her and she choose to give the baby up for adoption. She now lives with an APAD member while learning sewing to support herself, and she helps girls at risk of forced marriages find APAD.
  3. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10000/ph_10000_37503.jpgAt 13, Dj?nabou?s was sent to marry her 35 yr old cousin. Soon after, at seven months pregnant her husband died of typhoid. With no way to support herself she returned to her parents, but suffered abuse as she and her son were economic burdens. APAD helped her,  and now she leads the org.
    At 13, Dj?nabou?s was sent to marry her 35 yr old cousin. Soon after, at seven months pregnant her husband died of typhoid. With no way to support herself she returned to her parents, but suffered abuse as she and her son were economic burdens. APAD helped her, and now she leads the org.
  4. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10000/ph_10000_37504.jpgThis mother attends a neighborhood APAD discussion with forced marriage survivors to discuss the harmful consequences of the practice.
    This mother attends a neighborhood APAD discussion with forced marriage survivors to discuss the harmful consequences of the practice.
  5. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/1015/ph_1015_37663.jpgSchool girls in E Uganda. The project sent 558 orphaned and vulnerable children to school last term. We can create an environment for survival, growth, development & education of vulnerable children and households at grass roots level. We can join hands and support the most vulnerable ones.
    School girls in E Uganda. The project sent 558 orphaned and vulnerable children to school last term. We can create an environment for survival, growth, development & education of vulnerable children and households at grass roots level. We can join hands and support the most vulnerable ones.
  6. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10258/ph_10258_36248.jpgThe overflowing check-dam is symbolic of Nature
    The overflowing check-dam is symbolic of Nature's Abundant Compassion for Life. Prior to the dam wall the area lay parched https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10258/ph_10258_36249.jpg In contrast to large dams, this displays how humans can act responsibly and yet use nature to meet their needs
  7. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10258/Photo.JPGKnowing how to Give, Does not require one to have a lot: Villagers who cannot afford vegetables for their meals, take pride and joy in donating free labor to stretch the value of Global Giving contributions. The labor was towards a pond cleaning initiative in their vicinity.
    Knowing how to Give, Does not require one to have a lot: Villagers who cannot afford vegetables for their meals, take pride and joy in donating free labor to stretch the value of Global Giving contributions. The labor was towards a pond cleaning initiative in their vicinity.
  8. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10258/pict.jpgRisk-Free Investment yields High Return: As a mark of their love & respect for SNS Foundation, the recipients of Global Giving Project 10258, carry the project leader Indira Varadarajan on a palanquin made by them. The occasion was the project
    Risk-Free Investment yields High Return: As a mark of their love & respect for SNS Foundation, the recipients of Global Giving Project 10258, carry the project leader Indira Varadarajan on a palanquin made by them. The occasion was the project's inauguration in May 2011.
  9. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10291/ph_10291_37664.jpgManager, Pisey, sharing her wisdom on domestic and family violence to young men and women who grew up sheltered in orphanages in Siem Reap, but are now employed at a hospitality training restaurant.
    Manager, Pisey, sharing her wisdom on domestic and family violence to young men and women who grew up sheltered in orphanages in Siem Reap, but are now employed at a hospitality training restaurant.
  10. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10291/ph_10291_37665.jpgFun and games are had and played during our women
    Fun and games are had and played during our women's health workshops, in order to facilitate learning and enjoy the simple things in life - each other.
  11. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10291/pict_original.jpgThis young woman was reached by WRC when staff were conducting outreach in a village near Siem Reap town. Staff were educating women on how to best care for their children in regards to nutrition and accessing health care. This woman was very grateful she was more informed on caring for her baby!
    This young woman was reached by WRC when staff were conducting outreach in a village near Siem Reap town. Staff were educating women on how to best care for their children in regards to nutrition and accessing health care. This woman was very grateful she was more informed on caring for her baby!
  12. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10415/ph_10415_37651.jpgAwamaki works with skilled artisans in rural communities and aims to further develop their business practices and strategic knowledge. As a result, we hope that they will not see their position as artisans as a lack of options, but rather a viable source of income that is respected internationally.
    Awamaki works with skilled artisans in rural communities and aims to further develop their business practices and strategic knowledge. As a result, we hope that they will not see their position as artisans as a lack of options, but rather a viable source of income that is respected internationally.
  13. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10415/ph_10415_37652.jpgAwamaki offers our artisans regular capacity-building workshops to help improve their skills and gain the confidence and business know-how to eventually manage their own sales. Our sustainable tourism program offers tourists the chance to visit our partner communities and see artisanal production.
    Awamaki offers our artisans regular capacity-building workshops to help improve their skills and gain the confidence and business know-how to eventually manage their own sales. Our sustainable tourism program offers tourists the chance to visit our partner communities and see artisanal production.
  14. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10415/ph_10415_37653.jpgEach of the women in our cooperatives receives a fair wage and has the liberty to spend it how she chooses. Many speak of using the money to educate their children so they will have more opportunities. A portion of the profits goes into a shared account that each cooperative decides how to invest.
    Each of the women in our cooperatives receives a fair wage and has the liberty to spend it how she chooses. Many speak of using the money to educate their children so they will have more opportunities. A portion of the profits goes into a shared account that each cooperative decides how to invest.
  15. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10717/ph_10717_37590.jpgThis photo shows the girls around the campfire at the year end retreat this past June. Those girls invited to the Retreat had maintained good attendance and had grades of C+ or higher. The girls spent the weekend playing games, competing in a scavenger hunt and enjoying smores over a bonfire.
    This photo shows the girls around the campfire at the year end retreat this past June. Those girls invited to the Retreat had maintained good attendance and had grades of C+ or higher. The girls spent the weekend playing games, competing in a scavenger hunt and enjoying smores over a bonfire.
  16. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/10717/pict_original.jpgThis photo shows a girl participating in the field games on our annual overnight retreat at the Lathrop E. Smith Center this past June.  Those girls invited to the Retreat had maintained good attendance and had grades of C+ or higher.  This event is one the girls look forward to all year long.
    This photo shows a girl participating in the field games on our annual overnight retreat at the Lathrop E. Smith Center this past June. Those girls invited to the Retreat had maintained good attendance and had grades of C+ or higher. This event is one the girls look forward to all year long.
  17. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/1891/pict_original.jpgSharda with her girl Kajal and boy Praveen is busy in weeding at her farm. She is part of the food security project which helps her receive better quality seeds. The organic compost has also helped improve family income from her crops. The picture was taken one morning by one of our staff members.
    Sharda with her girl Kajal and boy Praveen is busy in weeding at her farm. She is part of the food security project which helps her receive better quality seeds. The organic compost has also helped improve family income from her crops. The picture was taken one morning by one of our staff members.
  18. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3498/ph_3498_37768.jpgOpen Heart.
    Open Heart.
  19. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3498/ph_3498_37769.jpgHelping Families.
    Helping Families.
  20. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/3498/ph_3498_37770.jpgEvery child needs to be looked after.
    Every child needs to be looked after.
  21. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4180/ph_4180_14818.jpgA community leader facilitates Reach education: in a life defined by poverty, women still have one resource in abundance: the ability to learn and change. Reach Global
    A community leader facilitates Reach education: in a life defined by poverty, women still have one resource in abundance: the ability to learn and change. Reach Global's innovative approach to education transforms a shady spot under a village tree into a powerful learning opportunity.
  22. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4180/ph_4180_37536.jpgA local self-help group: women and girls, mothers and daughters, find collective courage to act on the new knowledge and skills they learn in self-help groups.
    A local self-help group: women and girls, mothers and daughters, find collective courage to act on the new knowledge and skills they learn in self-help groups.
  23. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4180/pict_original.jpgA young self-help group member: Reach
    A young self-help group member: Reach's education extends to adolescent girls, who join their mothers and mothers-in-law in savings groups, or form groups of their own. By integrating adolescent girls, groups bring the opportunity to save and learn to the next generation of women.
  24. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4655/learning_alphabet_on_chalk_boards.JPGThe daughters of sex workers in a Cambodian red light district learn to read and write in our Non-Formal Education class
    The daughters of sex workers in a Cambodian red light district learn to read and write in our Non-Formal Education class
  25. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4683/ph_4683_37661.jpgAcholi girl in N Uganda. More than 1 million Acholi have lived in refugee camps & are only now able to return to their homes. Women and girls have born the brunt of this. Food & Education can improve the future of everyone in the family.
    Acholi girl in N Uganda. More than 1 million Acholi have lived in refugee camps & are only now able to return to their homes. Women and girls have born the brunt of this. Food & Education can improve the future of everyone in the family.
  26. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4683/ph_4683_37662.jpgOld Acholi woman who allowed us to take her photo as long as we promised not to forget her and to tell her story.
    Old Acholi woman who allowed us to take her photo as long as we promised not to forget her and to tell her story.
  27. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/4758/ph_4758_37412.jpgMeet one of our 6,500 grandmothers. Our grandmothers take care for up to 10 grandchildren orphaned by HIV/AIDS. They are the backbone of their communities, and they are the reason why our children are so passionate about their education.
    Meet one of our 6,500 grandmothers. Our grandmothers take care for up to 10 grandchildren orphaned by HIV/AIDS. They are the backbone of their communities, and they are the reason why our children are so passionate about their education.
  28. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5493/ph_5493_37410.jpgAfghanistan is one of the world
    Afghanistan is one of the world's toughest places to be a woman. They are denied education, careers, safety and equal rights. Mercy Corps' INVEST vocational training center in the Helmand province has enrolled more than 900 women to learn English, computers, sewing, embroidery and calligraphy.
  29. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5681/IMG_9740.JPGSoldier Amy Feltzin with Afghanistan boy.
    Soldier Amy Feltzin with Afghanistan boy.
  30. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5681/ph_5681_23990.jpgChaplain Jerimiah Snyder bringing care packages from Brookings-Harbor Redshirts to the troops.
    Chaplain Jerimiah Snyder bringing care packages from Brookings-Harbor Redshirts to the troops.
  31. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/5681/ph_5681_23991.jpgSGT Chuck Shuck giving his Military Working Dog, Gabe, a drink.
    SGT Chuck Shuck giving his Military Working Dog, Gabe, a drink.
  32. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6459/8.JPGThis little girl is one of many beneficiaries of Marshall Direct Fund programs. Thanks to the help of our supporters she achieved top marks in her class in the national annual exams. We couldn
    This little girl is one of many beneficiaries of Marshall Direct Fund programs. Thanks to the help of our supporters she achieved top marks in her class in the national annual exams. We couldn't be more proud!
  33. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6459/boy_and_girl_writing.JPGMarshall Direct Fund programs make certain that girls receive an education, and that boys are not excluded. Boys are targeted for recruitment by extremist organizations (especially so in the areas in which we work). MDF programs provide a safe alternative and a bright future for both boys and girls.
    Marshall Direct Fund programs make certain that girls receive an education, and that boys are not excluded. Boys are targeted for recruitment by extremist organizations (especially so in the areas in which we work). MDF programs provide a safe alternative and a bright future for both boys and girls.
  34. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6459/pict_original.jpgGlobal Kid Connect students, in addition to their basic studies, interact via classroom blogs with kids in the U.S., which gives them access to a whole new worldview and fosters empathy across cultures. What have we learned? The classroom consensus is that everyone
    Global Kid Connect students, in addition to their basic studies, interact via classroom blogs with kids in the U.S., which gives them access to a whole new worldview and fosters empathy across cultures. What have we learned? The classroom consensus is that everyone's favorite food is pizza.
  35. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6829/ph_6829_37533.jpgTeeth-brushing in the Setrawa Empowerment Centre is a daily exercise for the children as part of the Health and Hygiene sessions. These children are from the outlying villages where they have no access to water, so they will wash, shampoo, brush their teeth and check their hair for lice .
    Teeth-brushing in the Setrawa Empowerment Centre is a daily exercise for the children as part of the Health and Hygiene sessions. These children are from the outlying villages where they have no access to water, so they will wash, shampoo, brush their teeth and check their hair for lice .
  36. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6829/ph_6829_37534.jpgLeela has been attending the Setrawa Empowerment Centre and now has come to Jodphur as part of the Sambhali Sheerni Educational Project which has enrolled 15 girls from Setrawa village into a good school and provides them with bed & board in a family-run home with volunteers providing extra support
    Leela has been attending the Setrawa Empowerment Centre and now has come to Jodphur as part of the Sambhali Sheerni Educational Project which has enrolled 15 girls from Setrawa village into a good school and provides them with bed & board in a family-run home with volunteers providing extra support
  37. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6829/ph_6829_37535.jpgVishnu was always expert at the hoola hoop in the Setrawa Empowerment Centre. Now she has a chance to go to a good school in Jodhpur as part of the Sambhali Sheerni Educational Project and receives bed and board in a family-run house as well as support from volunteers with homework and activities.
    Vishnu was always expert at the hoola hoop in the Setrawa Empowerment Centre. Now she has a chance to go to a good school in Jodhpur as part of the Sambhali Sheerni Educational Project and receives bed and board in a family-run house as well as support from volunteers with homework and activities.
  38. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6879/ph_6879_37615.jpgCurrent KI Volunteer Samina Bagumbaran teaching Christian children affected by the recent  Typhoon disaster, in proper hand washing and sanitation. The volunteer is helping to change the negative perceptions of Muslims in Christian communities
    Current KI Volunteer Samina Bagumbaran teaching Christian children affected by the recent Typhoon disaster, in proper hand washing and sanitation. The volunteer is helping to change the negative perceptions of Muslims in Christian communities
  39. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6879/ph_6879_37616.jpgCurrent KI Volunteer Farhanah Dimaporo planting seedlings of trees to help with the reforestation of areas affected by Typhoon Sendong (Washi). Our project empowers young Muslim women to make a difference.
    Current KI Volunteer Farhanah Dimaporo planting seedlings of trees to help with the reforestation of areas affected by Typhoon Sendong (Washi). Our project empowers young Muslim women to make a difference.
  40. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6879/ph_6879_37617.jpgCurrent KI Volunteer Shaimah Panolong helping to distribute school supplies to women and children living in an area affected by conflict. The volunteer is able to communicate with the beneficaries in their own language
    Current KI Volunteer Shaimah Panolong helping to distribute school supplies to women and children living in an area affected by conflict. The volunteer is able to communicate with the beneficaries in their own language
  41. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6962/ph_6962_37655.jpgFAWE Ghana Girls Clubs provide an interactive forum for girls to build their confidence, share information & receive academic support! The clubs have had positive results for girls? schooling by improving academic performance & reducing violence against girls in school.
    FAWE Ghana Girls Clubs provide an interactive forum for girls to build their confidence, share information & receive academic support! The clubs have had positive results for girls? schooling by improving academic performance & reducing violence against girls in school.
  42. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6962/ph_6962_37656.jpgOne of FAWE Ghana?s most effective programs has been the FAWE Girls
    One of FAWE Ghana?s most effective programs has been the FAWE Girls' Clubs.The purpose of the clubs is to provide a supportive environment for school girls to encourage them to stay in school & make healthy lifestyle choices. FAWE Ghana is able to effectively reach local girls throughout the country
  43. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/6962/ph_6962_37657.jpgFAWE Ghana Girls Clubs provide an interactive forum for girls to build their confidence, share information & receive academic support! The clubs have had positive results for girls? schooling by improving academic performance & reducing violence against girls in school.
    FAWE Ghana Girls Clubs provide an interactive forum for girls to build their confidence, share information & receive academic support! The clubs have had positive results for girls? schooling by improving academic performance & reducing violence against girls in school.
  44. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7340/pict_original.jpgTalented women in our artisan co-ops learn new skills to support their children
    Talented women in our artisan co-ops learn new skills to support their children's schools. Pictured is a Wodaabe artisan in Foudouk. The Wodaabe are famous for their embroidery.
  45. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7546/ph_7546_24472.jpgCustomers in Ghana reading the bible for the first time in many years. Our reading glasses give individuals of all ages the ability to increase their productivity and participate in activities their deteriorating eye sight had been prevented them from doing.
    Customers in Ghana reading the bible for the first time in many years. Our reading glasses give individuals of all ages the ability to increase their productivity and participate in activities their deteriorating eye sight had been prevented them from doing.
  46. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7546/ph_7546_37780.jpgChatar Singh is receiving his first eye exam. Vision campaigns are held in rural areas by VE who sell glasses on site and provide customers in need of more complex eye care referrals either to a VisionSpring optical shop or reputable eye clinic in the region. Photo by Esther Havens
    Chatar Singh is receiving his first eye exam. Vision campaigns are held in rural areas by VE who sell glasses on site and provide customers in need of more complex eye care referrals either to a VisionSpring optical shop or reputable eye clinic in the region. Photo by Esther Havens
  47. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7546/ph_7546_37781.jpgKrishan is smiling about his newly purchased pair of glasses. Students around the world struggle to see the blackboard, falling behind in school and dropping out. We are working hard to increase access to affordable glasses to students to give them the opportunity to succeed. (Credit Esther Havens)
    Krishan is smiling about his newly purchased pair of glasses. Students around the world struggle to see the blackboard, falling behind in school and dropping out. We are working hard to increase access to affordable glasses to students to give them the opportunity to succeed. (Credit Esther Havens)
  48. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7595/ph_7595_37519.jpgFemale students of Gdansk Technical University are wolonteers at ""Girls as Engineers!"" action. They will talk with girls interested in STEM education and encourage them to come to university. To have upport of female role models is crutial! ""Girls as...!"" engages around 1000 wolonteers every year.
    Female students of Gdansk Technical University are wolonteers at ""Girls as Engineers!"" action. They will talk with girls interested in STEM education and encourage them to come to university. To have upport of female role models is crutial! ""Girls as...!"" engages around 1000 wolonteers every year.
  49. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7595/ph_7595_37525.jpgGirls have fun with science and technica! Thousands of secondary schools students during ""Girls as Engineers!"" Day have opportunity to play a little bit and gain information and inspiration concerning STEM-education.   (At ""Gils as Engineers!"" event - Technical University in Wroclaw 2012)
    Girls have fun with science and technica! Thousands of secondary schools students during ""Girls as Engineers!"" Day have opportunity to play a little bit and gain information and inspiration concerning STEM-education. (At ""Gils as Engineers!"" event - Technical University in Wroclaw 2012)
  50. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7595/pict_original.jpgAnia, Ula i Maria took part in the  ""Girls as Enigineers!""  event 2011. They were at construction of National Stadium, where female engineers from Technical University Warsaw showed them how does such a big engineering project work. Now all three are students at TU Warsaw at architecture faculty.
    Ania, Ula i Maria took part in the ""Girls as Enigineers!"" event 2011. They were at construction of National Stadium, where female engineers from Technical University Warsaw showed them how does such a big engineering project work. Now all three are students at TU Warsaw at architecture faculty.
  51. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7897/ph_7897_25891.jpgA woman carries the onions that were harvested during the dry season thanks to the irrigation system put in place by the African Development Initiative and the hard work of the farmers.
    A woman carries the onions that were harvested during the dry season thanks to the irrigation system put in place by the African Development Initiative and the hard work of the farmers.
  52. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7897/ph_7897_37782.jpgA man helps a woman carry the tubers she just harvested from a farm. This harvest was made possible by the irrigation system that was put in place by the African Development Initiative.
    A man helps a woman carry the tubers she just harvested from a farm. This harvest was made possible by the irrigation system that was put in place by the African Development Initiative.
  53. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/7897/ph_7897_37783.jpgIrrigating a farm with water from the nearby Daka river. The irrigation system was put in place by the African Development Initiative to enable farmers to continue farming during the dry season.
    Irrigating a farm with water from the nearby Daka river. The irrigation system was put in place by the African Development Initiative to enable farmers to continue farming during the dry season.
  54. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8525/ph_8525_28860.jpgWGEF client participating in Drama Festival - 4 years ago she was in an IDP camp, but now she is challenging her community to address gender inequality, violence, and poverty! The power and possibility of theatre creating opportunities for women in northern Uganda
    WGEF client participating in Drama Festival - 4 years ago she was in an IDP camp, but now she is challenging her community to address gender inequality, violence, and poverty! The power and possibility of theatre creating opportunities for women in northern Uganda
  55. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8791/ph_8791_37443.jpgThis photo depicts a group of girls in a classroom setting at one of the Afghan Institute of Learning
    This photo depicts a group of girls in a classroom setting at one of the Afghan Institute of Learning's Women's Learning Centers. The picture shows that these beautiful Afghan girls are joyful and engaged in learning.
  56. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8791/pict_original.jpgThis photo shows six adolescent girls standing behind podium. They are classmates at an Afghan Institute of Learning Women
    This photo shows six adolescent girls standing behind podium. They are classmates at an Afghan Institute of Learning Women's Learning Center. After so many years of war, and amidst the strife that we hear about every day, this picture captures the hope and unity of the future generation.
  57. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8792/ph_8792_37606.jpgGirls who survived the earthquake find refuge, friendship, and new shoes that protect them from soil-transmitted infections through MADRE and our Haitian partner organization KOFAVIV.
    Girls who survived the earthquake find refuge, friendship, and new shoes that protect them from soil-transmitted infections through MADRE and our Haitian partner organization KOFAVIV.
  58. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8792/ph_8792_37607.jpgA joyful shared moment as a bright young woman in Haiti receives shoes from MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind.
    A joyful shared moment as a bright young woman in Haiti receives shoes from MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind.
  59. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8792/ph_8792_37608.jpgA young girl receiving shoes from our program and our Communications Director discover they have the same first name.
    A young girl receiving shoes from our program and our Communications Director discover they have the same first name.
  60. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8888/ph_8888_37603.jpgPreparing for a campaign - girls prepare posters and leaflets to campaign for their issues and create awareness in their community. This is Vacha
    Preparing for a campaign - girls prepare posters and leaflets to campaign for their issues and create awareness in their community. This is Vacha's girls centre in Malwani. A village that has turned into a huge slum of North West Mumbai.
  61. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8888/ph_8888_37604.jpgA theater workshop in a project of self expression, girls learn to perform street theater. In a Netivali slum on a hillside in Kalyan just outside Mumbai, girls are training in skills their conservative families do not usually allow them to acquire.
    A theater workshop in a project of self expression, girls learn to perform street theater. In a Netivali slum on a hillside in Kalyan just outside Mumbai, girls are training in skills their conservative families do not usually allow them to acquire.
  62. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8888/ph_8888_37605.jpgCalling Shots- Girls learn videography. Vacha encourages girls to document their own reality and equips them with required skills through workshops in photography, videography and writing. Such documentation is used for advocacy purposes
    Calling Shots- Girls learn videography. Vacha encourages girls to document their own reality and equips them with required skills through workshops in photography, videography and writing. Such documentation is used for advocacy purposes
  63. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8946/ph_8946_30478.jpg""Give Education"" captures a moment of quiet reflection.  Our innovative educational model focuses on community service, research field trips, women
    ""Give Education"" captures a moment of quiet reflection. Our innovative educational model focuses on community service, research field trips, women's empowerment, cross-cultural education, community responsibility and personal and career development.
  64. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8946/ph_8946_30485.jpg""Give Hope"" captures the spirit of hope on Daraja
    ""Give Hope"" captures the spirit of hope on Daraja's campus. Girls participate in WISH (Women of Integrity, Strength and Hope), a unique all encompassing class that focuses on developing the girls confidence, career paths, body image, self respect and much more!
  65. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8946/ph_8946_30488.jpg""Give Green"" captures Form IV student Florence helping to plant fruit and vegetables that are grown organically on campus.  Daraja started a permaculture garden the year after the school opened with the goal of providing food for the school as well as cutting food costs in half.
    ""Give Green"" captures Form IV student Florence helping to plant fruit and vegetables that are grown organically on campus. Daraja started a permaculture garden the year after the school opened with the goal of providing food for the school as well as cutting food costs in half.
  66. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8954/ph_8954_37404.jpgThis photo shows a group of our students playing and goofing around outside the school in Kibera, Kenya.
    This photo shows a group of our students playing and goofing around outside the school in Kibera, Kenya.
  67. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8954/ph_8954_37405.jpgNatasha was caught blowing bubbles after school outside the Kibera School for Girls.
    Natasha was caught blowing bubbles after school outside the Kibera School for Girls.
  68. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/8954/ph_8954_37406.jpgThis is a photo of our original first grade class standing in the streets of Kibera, on their way to the newly built Kibera School for Girls.
    This is a photo of our original first grade class standing in the streets of Kibera, on their way to the newly built Kibera School for Girls.
  69. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9109/ph_9109_37808.jpgCaspiedade - arts class
    Caspiedade - arts class
  70. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9109/ph_9109_37809.jpgArtesan from Tekoha
    Artesan from Tekoha
  71. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9109/pict_original.jpgYou give 2, Sitawi lends 20, we change 2,000 lives
    You give 2, Sitawi lends 20, we change 2,000 lives
  72. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9195/ph_9195_37713.jpgNashaki one of the beneficiaries of our solar project holds our mwangabora lamp in the class at night. She is able to study at night after taking care of her fathers animals during the day using our solar lamps that we have distributed to school.
    Nashaki one of the beneficiaries of our solar project holds our mwangabora lamp in the class at night. She is able to study at night after taking care of her fathers animals during the day using our solar lamps that we have distributed to school.
  73. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9195/ph_9195_37714.jpgShepherd class students at Loltulelei school use our lamps to study at night. These students are not allowed by their parents to attend school during the day for they have to look after their parents livestock that is the only source of livelihood, with our lamps they go to school at night.
    Shepherd class students at Loltulelei school use our lamps to study at night. These students are not allowed by their parents to attend school during the day for they have to look after their parents livestock that is the only source of livelihood, with our lamps they go to school at night.
  74. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9195/ph_9195_37715.jpgTeachers at Loltulelei school play with shepherd students before starting classes in the evening. Our lamps are helping these students attain education at night and be able to compete with their peers who go to school during the day.
    Teachers at Loltulelei school play with shepherd students before starting classes in the evening. Our lamps are helping these students attain education at night and be able to compete with their peers who go to school during the day.
  75. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9220/ph_9220_32832.jpgOn a beautiful day hundreds of families had an opportunity to tell their story through art.  ST volunteered its time and supplies to have a booth to draw, paint and sparkle.  One young man?s parents said, ?I have never seen my son sit for so long.  I guess I need to buy him a set of art supplies.?
    On a beautiful day hundreds of families had an opportunity to tell their story through art. ST volunteered its time and supplies to have a booth to draw, paint and sparkle. One young man?s parents said, ?I have never seen my son sit for so long. I guess I need to buy him a set of art supplies.?
  76. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9220/ph_9220_37526.jpgA Living Poem of Learning For 4 hours on a Saturday in MD, young adults and leaders in the community inspired each other to make excellent choices and find their individual path. A powerful and humbling experience, this Human Sculpture tells a story of success in life despite the problems we face.
    A Living Poem of Learning For 4 hours on a Saturday in MD, young adults and leaders in the community inspired each other to make excellent choices and find their individual path. A powerful and humbling experience, this Human Sculpture tells a story of success in life despite the problems we face.
  77. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9220/pict_original.jpgThe Power of Performance When we arrived, the Principal said to us, ?This population is so difficult.  I will be ready to pull any students who misbehave.? All of the students from head start through 5th grade sat, listened and participated with joy. At the end, the kids could not stop applauding.
    The Power of Performance When we arrived, the Principal said to us, ?This population is so difficult. I will be ready to pull any students who misbehave.? All of the students from head start through 5th grade sat, listened and participated with joy. At the end, the kids could not stop applauding.
  78. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9309/ph_9309_32602.jpgBy providing social enterprise opportunities, grassroots projects help families stay together and care for their children in the community. Taken in a Cambodian community where Doorsteps equips leaders to protect children from abuse & exploitation. Photo by Jeremy Maz.
    By providing social enterprise opportunities, grassroots projects help families stay together and care for their children in the community. Taken in a Cambodian community where Doorsteps equips leaders to protect children from abuse & exploitation. Photo by Jeremy Maz.
  79. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9309/ph_9309_37654.jpgOffering hope to survivors. Taken in a Cambodian community where Doorsteps equips leaders to protect children from abuse & exploitation. Photo by Aimee Brammer.
    Offering hope to survivors. Taken in a Cambodian community where Doorsteps equips leaders to protect children from abuse & exploitation. Photo by Aimee Brammer.
  80. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9309/pict_original.jpgMother and daughter smile for the camera. Taken in a Cambodian community where the Doorsteps project equips leaders to protect children from abuse & exploitation. Photo by Karl Grobl.
    Mother and daughter smile for the camera. Taken in a Cambodian community where the Doorsteps project equips leaders to protect children from abuse & exploitation. Photo by Karl Grobl.
  81. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9523/Family_at_Farm.jpgThe first occupants at Mountain Fund
    The first occupants at Mountain Fund's farm for women in Nepal. This woman, Sita, is shown here with one of her four children. She's from what is called the ""untouchable"" caste.
  82. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9887/IMG_3250.JPGHuddled around the laptop in New Jersey, the girls from India in the midst of an emotional video chat with their parents back in Mumbai...
    Huddled around the laptop in New Jersey, the girls from India in the midst of an emotional video chat with their parents back in Mumbai...
  83. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9887/ph_9887_35206.jpgTwo teenage girls take part in a team building activity at the Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy in Moraga, CA in 2011.  Before and after the Academy, they live worlds apart, but it is beautiful how they come together for a powerful moment!
    Two teenage girls take part in a team building activity at the Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy in Moraga, CA in 2011. Before and after the Academy, they live worlds apart, but it is beautiful how they come together for a powerful moment!
  84. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9887/ph_9887_35209.jpgThe exhilaration of running - something every child should experience - regardless of your gender.
    The exhilaration of running - something every child should experience - regardless of your gender.
  85. https://www.globalgiving.org/pfil/9913/ph_9913_34899.jpgAbused girl supported by Maison Shalom in Burundi. Maison Shalom helps young girl who are victims of sexual assault in three ways: medical, psychological and legal aid. This project restores their dignity and helps them to reinstate in the society.
    Abused girl supported by Maison Shalom in Burundi. Maison Shalom helps young girl who are victims of sexual assault in three ways: medical, psychological and legal aid. This project restores their dignity and helps them to reinstate in the society.
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