Ascend

#GirlsAreAlsoStrong

Join the #GirlsAreAlsoStrong movement and help Afghan girls rise above gender inequality through mountain climbing.
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Join the #GirlsAreAlsoStrong movement

In a country consistently ranked the most dangerous country for women in the world, where 88% of women are illiterate and 87% face domestic violence or abuse, the Ascend team is breaking down barriers every day thanks to donors like you.

Our two-year mountaineering based training programs empower young Afghan women to fight back and rise above the challenges they face in everyday life.

Help our girls show the world that #GirlsAreAlsoStrong

So what does a donation mean for Ascend?

$10 pays for supplies and transportations for a weekly training hike for one girl.

$30 ensures safe transportation to volunteer projects for three weeks for one girl.

$50 buys fitness equipment for one girl.

$250 provides 6 months of personalised self-esteem and leadership training for one girl.

$1000 pays for one day of a trekking expedition for a whole team.

$3000 pays for a month of programming including hikes, training and service projects for a team.

What next?

Once you have pledged your support, using the hashtag #GirlsAreAlsoStrong, post a photograph or video of yourself or someone you know (with their permission) on social media showing the world how strong you/they are. Tag 3 other strong women that you know and be part of the global movement. And remember, we don't just mean physical strength! Women throughout the world are strong everyday - leaders, business women, activists, climbers, single moms!

You can learn more about the #GirlsAreAlsoStrong campaign, by clicking here.

About the charity

We are a US based not-for-profit organization working in Afghanistan to empower young women through the sport of mountain climbing.

Donation summary

Total raised
US$2,873.20
Online donations
US$2,873.20
Offline donations
US$0.00
Direct donations
US$2,846.06
Donations via fundraisers
US$27.14

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