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Girls' Education in Benin, West Africa

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THE STORY:

GIRLS EDUCATION IN BENIN, WEST AFRICA

BENEFITING: BATONGA FOUNDATION

THE STORY:

$8,500 will impact 50 adolescents' girls to pay for their school fees, lunches, uniforms, books for the entire year. The amount of $170 will enable the Batonga Foundation to send a girl to school for entire year in Benin, West Africa.

According to the World Bank 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development, an estimated 31 million girls of primary school age and 32 million girls of lower secondary school age were not attending school.  Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest proportion of countries with gender parity. Increases in education of girls and women boost their wages, improve maternal health, reduce poverty, and improve the well-being and social economic development of the community.

Success Stories:

Anastasie

Anastasie dreams of becoming a doctor. When her father passed away, she was unsure of how she could continue her education. Her love of education and dedication to completing her last two years of secondary school made her the perfect candidate to be a Batonga Foundation scholar. Her goal is to eradicate infant and child mortality in her village.

Asqual is an inspiring young woman who demonstrates leadership, entrepreneurship, and dedication to community service. In June, Asqual graduated from University in Civil Engineering with a 3.03 GPA, a dr seam she says she never would have accomplished without Batonga’s support. Most recently, Asqual passed her placement exam to become a University lecturer. Asqual is also dedicated to sharing her skills and experiences with others and giving back to the community by participating in many different university clubs, including Anti-HIV Movement and Mentorship and is a role model and mentor to hundreds of younger students at the Batonga Youth Center in Addis Ababa. 

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To This Fundraiser

$1,005

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Valéry Nadjibe

    $20

  • Fabienne D.

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Tameka

     

  • Serge Ouedraogo

    $50

  • Dotun

    $50

  • Jeanine Kessely

     

  • Dr. Charles MwGuwan

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Jan Cohen

     

  • Ava Wallace

     

  • Sumi Hagiwara-Gupta

    $50

  • Jamelah Ahart

    $390

  • Anonymous

    $20

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12% Raised of $8,500 Goal

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The Team: $1,005 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Annicette Kessely

Amount Raised

$1,005

 

12% Raised of $8,500 Goal

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Jessica Egenasi

Amount Raised

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Patrick NDAHAYO

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

1 year ago

Jamelah Ahart

Jamelah Ahart

DONATION: $390

1 year ago

Sumi Hagiwara-Gupta

Sumi Hagiwara-Gupta

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Ava Wallace

Ava Wallace

Thanks for the opportunity to donate. 2 years ago

Jan Cohen

Jan Cohen

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

Grace! 2 years ago

Dr. Charles MwGuwan

Dr. Charles MwGuwan

DONATION: $100

Thank you Dr Charles MwGuwan for helping send more girls in School in Benin, West Africa. 2 years ago

Jeanine Kessely

Jeanine Kessely

2 years ago

Dotun

Dotun

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Serge Ouedraogo

Serge Ouedraogo

DONATION: $50

2 years ago