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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December 5, 2017

Rich’s Family Foundation Highlights Partnership with GEC

By Girls Education Collaborative

In December 2017, the Rich Products team wrote a blog highlighting its relationship with Girls Education Collaborative over the years.

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October 9, 2017

Meet Kitenga’s ICT and Biology Teacher: Mr. Nigo

By Girls Education Collaborative

Hi everyone! Emily M Louis here, just wanting to give a proper introduction for this post. I have had the great pleasure of being able to get to know Mr. Claud Masanja Nigo via email the past few months. It sort of feels like having a penpal again! I have to tell you, that he…

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October 9, 2017

Meet the Team: New Operations and Partnership Manager!

By Anne Wadsworth

Patricia is a book lover, hiker, adventurer, and traveler. She studied business administration at SUNY Buffalo and public administration at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. As a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Patricia has experience working in economic development and girls’ education. During her 27 months in Cameroon, she focused her efforts on teaching fundamental…

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September 18, 2017

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai Visits Buffalo

By Girls Education Collaborative

by Tracey Drury, Reporter for Buffalo Business First A visit to Buffalo by Malala Yousafzai Tuesday night will provide a huge opportunity for a local nonprofit agency to help grow awareness about educational opportunity for girls around the world. Yousafzai, or just “Malala” as she’s become known around the world, has spent most of her…

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June 23, 2017

What Could Be More Epic?

By Anne Wadsworth

May 24th, 2017 was the Dedication/Inauguration/celebration, of the opening of the Kitenga School For Girls. May 24th was an epic day. Why? For so many reasons: Mother Nature rested her harsh rains; the new campus looked beautiful and the ceremonial tents, like a fairytale castle. The program demonstrated the girls’ passion, devotion and pride in their…

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