While our biggest project is in Bangladesh, we also support young women in both Cambodia and Lebanon to stay in school. Once or twice a year we have the opportunity to visit the 8 young women we sponsor to stay in university in Cambodia, and here four of them are...
Meet our 2019 class of interns in Bangladesh, young women who are changing their country.
Some of the girls and young women in our Girls Education Program are getting bicycles to enable them to get to school, and they are experiencing the freedom and power of self-sufficiency.
We are pleased that Hannah Gray will be visiting our work in Bangladesh in August to help with photography and video and to learn more about our work.
We’re deeply thankful for Onishi & Associates for their generous support of girls in our GEP in Tipna village in Bangladesh.
We are grateful for BACHAO and their long-term support of our work in Bangladesh.
Over the last year we have helped young women set up bank accounts, learn to save and budget, and work on their resume and other important job skills.
Training Day for 6th grade girls in our Bangladesh Girls Education Program. We’re hoping to inspire thousands of girls here to excel in school, careers, and public service.
Some girls we know will be illegally forced to get married early merely because they failed their 10th grade exams.
We have a 15-year-old girl in our GEP who may need surgery to remove a cancerous breast tumor. Costs here are pretty low, and it should be about $350 or so for the procedure, but we don’t have much of a medical budget.
Seven young women from our GEP have now finished nursing school, one in 2018 and 6 this year. It’s the start of a wave of young women building strong lives, and having the skills to serve their community and country.
Still very minor rain, but some heavy winds, here in the Khulna area. Only damage to our GEP so far is the roof blown off of one of our Learning Centers.