June 5, 2017

The Dedication of Kitenga School For Girls

By Anne Wadsworth

The day stated around 10:00am with a Mass. A choir from Utegi came to sing and it was very joyful. Around midday the school was officially inaugurated and the ribbon was cut by Sister Bernadette, the school nurse. The priests, sisters and rest of the crowd went through each building to bless the school: science…

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May 22, 2017

WBFO Features Opening of Kitenga School for Girls

By Girls Education Collaborative

The Girls Education Collaborative continues to support the education of young women in developing countries. WBFO’s senior reporter Eileen Buckley met with the organization’s executive director, Anne Wadsworth, who is now in Tanzania, for the grand opening of a new school supporting girls’ education. Listen now.  

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March 22, 2017

Taste of Tanzania 2017

By Girls Education Collaborative

Taste of Tanzania is back! Join us for Girls Education Collaborative’s 2nd annual Taste of Tanzania! Tuesday, May 2 | 6:00- 8:30pm | 3275 Elmwood Avenue | Tonawanda, NY | 14217 Enjoy a buffet-style authentic Tanzanian dinner, featuring a marketplace of local venders, a basket raffle, and vibrant African music. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE Patron (‘Special friend of…

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March 14, 2017

“Betsy’s House, truly a dream come to life”- Shelby Deck

By Girls Education Collaborative

It must have been the hyenas. On my first night in Betsy’s House, I could hear them out there in the dark talking about their day in their unique howling “Whrrrooooooooooop” noise. Switching off my solar lantern, I lay there thinking #1, this is just SO cool and #2 about my own day and the…

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March 8, 2017

IWD: The Rights Women in the West Take for Granted Are Still a Dream in Tanzania

By Anne Wadsworth

This International Women’s Day, we implore you to truly think internationally. The rights we western women have enjoyed for decades are not yet guaranteed to women and girls in towns and villages in countries all over the world. While we fight for equal pay, stature and opportunity, women in other countries are just beginning to…

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January 6, 2017

Why I Support GEC- Guillemette Dejean

By Girls Education Collaborative

Hi I’m Guillemette! I’m a French expatriate, founder of a tech company and ever since I can remember, a fervent advocate of gender equality. Building opportunities for girls is crucial but equally important is how we achieve that. And that’s why I chose to work with GEC: the Whole Girl approach is remarkable. The GEC model…

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