The girls are doing great! It's clear that safe spaces for girls are in high demand in Tanzania.
In addition to providing the older girls club members with livelihood training in activities like agriculture, poultry rearing, tailoring, food processing and beautification, we've helped the girls set up their own village organizations so that they can take out loans from BRAC's special revolving loan fund for adolescent girls. Here's an update of our progress so far:
all 20 clubs have 20 mentors and a total of 814 members
more than $18,500 in loans has been disbursed to 182 girls
We're still developing materials for the life skills training program that we can distribute to the clubs and train the mentors to teach, so please keep your support coming, and spread the word about the importance of investing in girls.
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Project Leader: Scott MacMillan
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