Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania

by Girls Education International
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Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania
Fund PostSecondary Education for Girls in Tanzania

Summary

Girls Education International is partnering with Project Wezesha, a local NGO, to ensure that young women in Tanzania have the education, support, and skills necessary to achieve their dreams and become whatever they desire. In this program, we support young women in their pursuit of education by covering the fees associated with their high school education and providing scholarships to those seeking university and vocational training.

$30,000
total goal
$9,214
remaining
118
donors
9
monthly donors
15
fundraisers
2
years

Challenge

Our partner, Project Wezesha, has made great strides in ensuring students excel in secondary school through rigorous study camps and academic support. Now, we are presented with a great challenge: ensuring ten girls we support go to university! The cost of post-secondary education is prohibitive for families but it doesn't have to be if we work together.

Solution

This project will help cover the expenses students face as they pursue post-secondary education through different pathways, including high school, vocational school, university, and certificate or diploma programs. Help us build a bridge from post-secondary to higher education for these scholars so that their education doesn't end before they want it to!

Long-Term Impact

When a girl completes secondary school she is empowered to seek greater opportunities for herself and eventually her children. She will likely advocate for herself and her family in relation to healthcare and education. However, with the addition of post-secondary education, she is further empowered to make decisions related to her career, marriage, and family planning. An educated woman contributes to an educated society, so even her impact on her community will be profound.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Organization Information

Girls Education International

Location: Boulder, CO - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @girlsed
Project Leader:
Rai Farrelly
Co-Founder, Project Wezesha; Executive Director, Girls Education International
Boulder, CO United States
$20,786 raised of $30,000 goal
 
314 donations
$9,214 to go
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