Educational Opportunities for Adolescent Yi Girls

by Mercy Corps

Educational Opportunities for Adolescent Yi Girls

Educational Opportunities for Adolescent Yi Girls
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Zhuhe Township, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture

Zhuhe Township, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture
Rice fields near Project GLOW's school in Zhuhe Township, Sichuan Province. Photo: Roger Burks/Mercy Corps (view small | med | large | orig)

Young woman studies at Project GLOW

Young woman studies at Project GLOW
Photo: Thatcher Cook for Mercy Corps (view small | med | large | orig)

Yi language on chalkboard

Yi language on chalkboard
Beautiful and intricate Yi language characters are written on a chalkboard in one of the Project GLOW classrooms. Photo: Thatcher Cook for Mercy Corps (view small | med | large | orig)

Toothbrushes in a row

Toothbrushes in a row
Toothbrushes and toothpaste in one of the dormitories of Project GLOW. Photo: Thatcher Cook for Mercy Corps (view small | med | large | orig)

Young woman in traditional Yi costume

Young woman in traditional Yi costume
This young woman is part of a local acting and music troupe whose performances educate villagers about the dangers of drugs and the realities of HIV/AIDS. Photo: Thatcher Cook for Mercy Corps (view small | med | large | orig)

Lee Tuluo and Aniu Axi

Lee Tuluo and Aniu Axi
Mother and daugher sit in front of their house in a small village near Zhuhe Township. Lee Tuluo, 56, lost her son to HIV/AIDS. Now her daughter, 15-year-old Aniu Axi, is attending school through Project GLOW. Photo: Thatcher Cook for Mercy Corps (view small | med | large | orig)

Guo Xin and Erj Zini

Guo Xin and Erj Zini
Mercy Corps Program Officer Guo Xin (left) walks along the road with 12-year-old Erj Zini, who attends the Project GLOW school. Photo: Thatcher Cook for Mercy Corps (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

Mercy Corps

Location: Portland, OR - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.mercycorps.org
Project Leader:
Jason Colie
Director of Internet Marketing
Portland, Oregon United States

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