March 25, 2020

Together, we can get through this

By Anne Wadsworth

Friends, You have transformed lives by building and opening the Kitenga Girls Secondary School. In its young life, the school is already facing its second existential crisis, the first being the dorm fire. Together, we made it through the first crisis and ended up stronger and better. Together, we can do it again. This time,…

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March 19, 2020

GEC Covid-19 Update: Although We Are Separated, Lets Stay Connected

By Anne Wadsworth

Dear GEC Community, I first want to thank you for your outpouring of support over the past several days.  We are witnessing and feeling the enormous global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and are all in the midst of dealing with this crisis personally.  I cannot tell you how much I’ve appreciated the show of…

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February 13, 2020

Catalyzing Human Capital

By Anne Wadsworth

Catalyzing Human Capital First, the setting. I write this from the veranda at Betsy’s House, in Kitenga, Tanzania—a special place that has become like a second home to me. Three students just stopped by to welcome me back and get me caught up on the news. Sister Berna walks by, with a batch of kittens…

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February 13, 2020

Two. Two. One.

By Anne Wadsworth

Two. Two. One. For the 2nd year in a row, all of Form Two students at the Kitenga Secondary School for Girls scored in Division One on their National Exams! Considering that less than 20% of Tanzanian girls graduate from secondary school, this is a notable measure of success for this school, for these students….

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December 13, 2019

GEC Welcomes Two New Board Members

By Girls Education Collaborative

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November 20, 2019

The Words We Use

By Anne Wadsworth

I’ve been wanting this to happen for about three years and now suddenly, we’re here. A new website!!! Why didn’t we re-do our site three years ago?  Ultimately, too time consuming, too many options to choose from and too much money. Apparently, fate meant us to wait because when it all did click into place...

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