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Weʼre raising $50,000 to The Girls Opprtunity Fund : Supporting African girls to think “global”, to have opportunities and actualise their potential.

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mashonaland central -Zimbabwe

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There are three objectives to the fund:

1. Equip two resource centres with IT facilities and books for two communities in Murewa and in Shamva. Technology is an enabler for opportunities for girls in rural communities today.

2. Provide educational assistance and support to girls who have experienced child marriage or teen moms. Re-entry to education or training is critical to rebuilding the social and economic assets of girls as mitigation of the abuse experience.

3. Facilitate self confidence, awareness and self esteem through exposure and creative exchange visit for girls including through sport especially girls soccer.

Just like the millions of African women and girls, we are more than a statistic of under development, a measure of preventable moralities, illiteracy, inequalities and deprivation in our communities. Girls and women in Africa are innovators, talented and change agents. Often such girls simply lack opportunities in life.

Girls must claim their space and voice in the totality of their identity without limitations of race or place of origin. Girls must have opportunities to go global, without a sense of internalized inferiority, with the ability to fight prejudices present in today’s world. They need the confidence to strive for equality of peoples, fight for justice everywhere and stand against racial discrimination in their personal lives, the workplace and their communities

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  • Marie Clarke

    Marie Clarke

    Sep 20, 2017

    Go girls! We can make this happen together.

    $25.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Sep 18, 2017

    Not much , but i hope it helps :)

    $5.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Sep 18, 2017

    For my sisters

    $20.00

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Girls Opportunity Fund

Girls Opportunity Fund

mashonaland central -Zimbabwe

African girls need to build their social and economic assets. They need opportunities in education, with technology, mentorship and exposure. this project aims to enable them to be active and critical actors in the transformation of our societies.

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