Thank You GlobalGiving Donors

Thank you for your generous support for the projects on GlobalGiving. This year we've raised over $22 million for over 1,700 projects from over 53,000 donors like you.

Numbers and statistics are great, but we think a heart-felt thanks means a lot more. So we asked a few projects to record a short thank you for you and the result is the video above.

We hope you'll join us in 2011 and help us reach even greater heights. Together, we're changing the world, one little earth-changing idea at a time.

Below are some of the great projects that took the time to help us record the footage in the video above. This is meant as a thank you message and not a chance for us to ask you for money. We're adding the links here to recognize the time and effort these projects put in for the video and in case you want to learn more about the great work that they are doing.

Educate a Girl, Educate a Nation - Sierra Leone
Boys traditionally receive preferential access to educational opportunities. This project is helping to level the playing field by supporting the education and development of girls. It provides scholarships to girls who are at risk of dropping out of school. The project also provides training in self-esteem, critical thinking skills, teenage pregnancy awareness and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health. The girls receive guidance and counseling to stay on track with their educational goals.
Educate girls and fight poverty in Senegal
By providing access to education, our project empowers girls to fight the causes and effects of poverty in their lives and to build a brighter future for themselves, their families and their communities. We work to reduce poverty levels in remote, rural areas of Senegal and help the most marginalized girls and families.
Provide Education to AIDS Orphans in Rural Uganda
The Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project (NAOP) is working to free orphans from the cycle of poverty by providing a high-quality, free education, both formal and informal, to children who have been orphaned due to HIV/AIDS in order to counteract pervasive hunger, poverty, and systemic deprivation. Your donation will help provide a student with a uniform, meals, medicine, and supplies for one school year. For your secondary students, your donation will also include transportation to their school.
Help Former Child Slaves on their Path to Freedom
Freedom is only the first step of their journey and your help is needed more than ever. NYF is now helping thousands of these former child slaves move towards a brighter future by offering them education, counseling, job skills, advocacy training, and business micro-loans.

Impact To Date

  • $335.5 million in donations since 2002
  • 20,100 projects have received funding
  • 790,400 donors have given

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