November 21, 2018

Educating Girls… Changing Our World

By Erin Klass

Have your gift make an even great impact!   All #GivingTuesday gifts will be matched 1:1 On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, GEC will be kicking off a special #GivingTuesday campaign.  Please help us reach our goal of raising $5,000. To make an even greater impact-  on #GivingTuesday only- ALL gifts will be matched 1:1 by our…

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November 20, 2018

To My Dearest Friends on Thanksgiving…

By Anne Wadsworth

“Anne, please, when you get home, tell everyone at GEC how thankful we are.  Really! Look what’s here. We are so grateful” Sister Lucy Rukwembe My Dear Friends, I am writing to you as I start my journey home after nearly a month in a remote area in northern Tanzania where a remarkable school for…

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November 19, 2018

SAVE THE DATE! #GivingTuesday is November 27, 2018

By Erin Klass

SAVE THE DATE! November 27, 2018 Help us reach our $5,000 #GivingTuesday goal! Why Support GEC on #GivingTuesday? The GEC model is working!  We are seeing the results and they are remarkable.  The Kitenga School for Girls is growing and the girls are thriving. Next school year (starting January 2019) our partners, the Immaculate Heart…

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September 25, 2018

Dorm Fire: Update

By Anne Wadsworth

As I write this, it is just over five weeks since a devastating fire ripped through the girls’ dormitory at the Kitenga School for Girls. If you’re hearing this news for the first time after your summer holiday – it’s true. A fire broke out at night, everyone escaped unharmed, but the damage was extensive…

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September 25, 2018

Launch a Leader is Launched!

By Erin Klass

The transition from sub-par government schools taught in Swahili to the Kitenga Secondary School for Girls (KSSG) where classes are taught in English can be daunting for students.  Together, leaders at GEC and the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa developed a pilot program that is designed to help students get up to speed before the…

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December 13, 2017

Getting Stronger by the Day

By Anne Wadsworth

About 43 weeks over the course of 76 months (that’s six years plus change) – that’s the number of days I have spent in Tanzania forming a partnership and building a remarkable school with the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa. About 85% of those days were spent chiseling a castle from a rock, shaping a…

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