Girls' development

Get on the Magic Bus: Girls Dare to Dream Big

English

Twelve-year-old Pinky Gupta whizzes past defenders during an all-girl soccer match in Mumbai, India, launching the ball toward her opponents' goal. Her face flush with excitement, she radiates a zest for tapping her power, especially since this new-found resolve extends beyond the soccer pitch, helping her burst the limitations imposed on her as a girl growing up in Mumbai's slums.

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Education Quality Improvement Programme, (EQUIP), Kenya and Uganda

 

EQUIP addresses the key issues which stop rural Ugandan schools providing a decent education: poor learning environments, a lack of community participation and low capacity of teachers and managers. EQUIP seeks to promote quality education by empowering parents, communities and school management to sustainably improve the quality of education provided.

When a Mountain Trek is a Monumental Leap – for Women

English

Lucky Chhetri came up with a plan to help tourists and improve the lives of Nepalese women at the same time, after hearing numerous stories from female trekkers who'd had uncomfortable -- or worse -- experiences with their male guides.

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