July 2, 2013

Our Remarkable Partners

By Anne Wadsworth

 I had read their Strategic Plan outlining their vision to create an extraordinary school for girls within a remote and roadless village. I was very impressed. They addressed the need for strong sciences, leadership development, health education and vocational training. It struck me as a very progressive document. The Mission Statement read: “The girls, exiting…

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June 13, 2013

Must see TV: Girl Rising on CNN!

By Anne Wadsworth

This Sunday, June 16th, tune into CNN for a special showing of Girl Rising! In this film, what is identified as the absolute KEY to helping GIRLS RISE?  EDUCATION! Throughout less developed nations, girls face often-insurmountable barriers to an education. From at-home responsibilities placed on them – to a lack of bathrooms for when they…

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May 5, 2013

Girls Education: Pivot Points and Ripples

By Anne Wadsworth

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April 12, 2013

Girls Education – A catalyst for change in Kitenga

By Anne Wadsworth

Stunningly beautiful Kitenga. Rich, fertile Kitenga.  Friendly, vibrant Kitenga. Yet within all this beauty of its land and its people, remain destructive cultural practices that rob girls and women of their dignity, their right to self-determination. A village of about 7,500, spread out within the Tarime District of the Mara Region of Tanzania. Remote. Rural….

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April 5, 2013

It’s Such Bad Timing

By Anne Wadsworth

Just when I need my whole self to be in full buzzing mode, I find myself at half speed. When I get back from a project visit to Tanzania, my to-do list is a mile long; my stories, pictures and reflections a mile deep; my passion about our mission somehow even stronger than it was…

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March 11, 2013

Bertini Supports Dorm for Girls Education

By Anne Wadsworth

The dormitory at the Kitenga School for Girls is $20,000 closer to being finished thanks to a fantastic grant award from the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls Education. One of only two grants awarded, the funds will go directly towards the construction of the dormitory – an essential piece of infrastructure for a boarding…

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