Category : Stories from the Field


Local girl leaders shine at the “Team Balika” meeting

The rallying cry roused the young women assembled for Educate Girls’ monthly Team Balika meeting in the desert town of Bar, Rajasthan. This being the second week of her six-week placement at Educate Girls’ regional office to conduct a research … Continue reading >>

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear Friends, On behalf of the entire Educate Girls team and all the girls and their families involved, I would like to thank each one of you for encouraging us in our journey to empower girls. 

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Impressions from abroad – Fonda Gonzales

I am a graduate student studying Conflict Resolution at Portland State University. I came into this field of study with a bachelors in Child and Family Studies, and have always had a focus on international work within both of these … Continue reading >>

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Impressions from abroad – Kourtney Hannaway

I have to admit I had no idea what I was getting myself into, or what I agreed to when I confirmed my ticket for India. All I knew was that I desired a challenging, interesting experience where I could … Continue reading >>

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Sovani rewarded for her study

On Thursday July 7, 2011 the villagers of Lalpura gathered for a Gram Shiksha Sabha (GSS) to discuss enrollment in the nearby schools. Educate Girls employees Malaram Meena, a Field Coordinator, and Deepmala Sharma, a Training Officer, led the meeting … Continue reading >>

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