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The State Of Girls Education In Zimbabwe

The State Of Girls Education In Zimbabwe

Glen View 8 is a community like any other in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital. It is a densely populated settlement, full of life and activity, where the sight of a girl accompanying her grandmother to market on a weekday, selling vegetables or serving customers in the family tuck shop, is not unusual. Shantel Marekera was once […]

Water Security And Girls Education – A Big Deal

Water Security And Girls Education – A Big Deal

It is break time and a group of young girls in their school uniforms have just reached the pond where many others have also come to fill their buckets with water. Since the class hours are not over yet, they fill their containers, and then places them on their heads for the walk back to […]

Kenya Gives Girls Free Sanitary Pads To Boost School Attendance

Kenya Gives Girls Free Sanitary Pads To Boost School Attendance

Kenya has promised free sanitary pads to all schoolgirls to encourage them to go to school during their periods, rather than stay at home with rags or tissues stuffed in their underwear. Every schoolgirl is Kenya is entitled to “free, sufficient and quality sanitary towels” and a safe place to dispose of them, according to […]

Tanzania: KOICA Doles Out U.S.$5 Million For Dar Girls’ Education

Tanzania: KOICA Doles Out U.S.$5 Million For Dar Girls’ Education

THE Korea International Development Agency (KOICA) has launched a project in Dar es Salaam worth about five million US dollars – channeled through UNESCO – expected to benefit directly nearly 8,000 girls still at school and 600 others outside formal schools. The four-year project which aims at empowering adolescent girls and young women through education […]

Let Us Educate Needy Girls – BEAM

Let Us Educate Needy Girls – BEAM

Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust says it will leave no stone unturned in its efforts to mobilize enough resources to support education of needy girls in the country. The commitment was registered Friday by BEAM Regional Chair Person for the North, Caroline Mfune on the sidelines of a clean up campaign launch organized by Chitipa District […]