The Child Brides: Send Them to School instead

by Educate Girls
Nov 29, 2011

Educate Girls wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Friends,

On behalf of the entire team of Educate Girls I would like to thank each one of you for encouraging us in our journey to empower girls. We are diligently moving towards our goal to improve access and quality of education for children living in underserved communities in India and towards closing the gender gap.

While the government invited us to scale our intervention to the neighboring Jalore district, in Pali we are only a few steps away from 100% girls’ enrollment. A year has passed and to date we have enrolled over 8,033 girls who are now enjoying their right to education. 

Thanks to your support we are also approaching our fund raising goal. There are only 3,210 girls remaining and we seek your ongoing support to bring them back to school!

You will be pleased to know that this year our efforts and your support have been appreciated and recognized by the EdelGive Social Innovation Honors, the World Banks’ Development Marketplace Award and the ‘Karmaveer Puraskar’.  

Make a donation this Thanksgiving and help us prevent all remaining 3,210 out-of-school girls from becoming child brides.

We are thankful for every milestone achieved and the continuous and generous support from you. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Safeena Husain
Executive Director

 

Leader of Girls Council Vidya with her mother
Leader of Girls Council Vidya with her mother
12 year old Kusum with her father Vijay Singh
12 year old Kusum with her father Vijay Singh
Pinka, not in school due to household duties
Pinka, not in school due to household duties

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Organization Information

Educate Girls

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra - India
Website: http:/​/​www.educategirls.ngo
Project Leader:
Arundhati Bose
Mumbai, MH India