BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania

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BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania
BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania
BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania
BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania
BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania
BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Girls in Tanzania


BRAC's project will provide 500 girls in Tanzania with 20 safe spaces, education and micro loans to help them lead confident, self-reliant, dignified lives. BRAC manages a similar program in Uganda.

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There are 600 million teenage girls living in poverty in the developing world. This project benefits girls in one of the world's poorest countries: Tanzania. The project addresses the prevalent inequalities created by subordination, early marriage, frequent pregnancy, abandonment, divorce, domestic violence, marginalization and exclusion through financial and social interventions. The effect is a higher standard of living for families, villages, and the entire country.


Life skill training, reading, socializing at the center, playing indoor games, income generation training courses, extra-curricular activities, livelihood training, micro finance group formation, micro lending, impact research.

Long-Term Impact

An educated girl marries 4 years later, has 2.2 fewer children and reinvests 90% of her income in her family as opposed to a man's 35%. Educating girls reduces overall HIV and malnutrition and also leads to higher high school attendance.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Organization Information


Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Walid Sghari
Finance Manager
New York, NY United States
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Funded Project!

Thanks to 495 donors like you, a total of $47,888 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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