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March 4, 2021

Here’s a Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a GEC Fundraiser on Facebook

By Anne Wadsworth

Note: These directions are for a desktop computer, though it will be similar on a mobile device 1. Log in to your facebook account and click on the Facebook logo in the top left corner of the page 2. On the left side menu, click on “See More” and scroll down to “Fundraisers.” 3. You…

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February 26, 2021

GEC & Circle of Women Panel 2021

By Anne Wadsworth

  Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of joining the Circle of Women’s 2021 Panel on Women’s Education presented by the Brown University chapter. The above clip features panel moderator Pamela Reeves and me as we discuss GEC’s paradigm of supporting local change makers’ efforts to create critical educational opportunities for girls. I emphasize…

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February 17, 2021

Meet Peres! Kitenga’s 1st GEC Volunteer

By Anne Wadsworth

My name is Peres Justine Munanka, I am 17 years old. I am a Kuryan by tribe and a Tanzanian by nationality. I graduated from primary school in 2016 from Mwlalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere School and then joined the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa (now known as Kitenga Secondary School for Girls) in 2017. I…

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February 4, 2021

Form Four Exam Results

By Anne Wadsworth

In a mere four years, the Kitenga Girls Secondary School has earned itself the number one spot in their region for Tanzania’s all-important Form Four National Exam. The Pioneers are Kitenga’s first-ever graduating class and each and every student knocked it out of the park! 75% of the class scored at the esteemed Division One…

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November 24, 2020

When We All Come Together, There’s Nothing a Girl Can’t Do!

By Erin Klass

Since 2012, GEC has been working to create a gender equal world through the transformative power of education. We are committed to creating a future where all girls are getting the education they seek and deserve. We do this through deep partnerships with locally-driven initiatives in rural, under-served areas of developing economies. We are part…

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September 18, 2020

Year of the Pioneer Toolkit

By Erin Klass

Thank you so much for helping GEC promote its Fall 2020 Fundraising event!     Below are links to all the Social Media posts and links   For more information and to buy tickets CLICK HERE Facebook Event Page CLICK HERE Instagram Post-  Facebook Post- Facebook Cover pic- 

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September 16, 2020

International Day of the Girl 2020: Year of the Pioneer!

By Erin Klass

Fuel the movement and be part of GEC’s International Day of the Girl 2020 Virtual Celebration!    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6 – 7:30pm     Let’s celebrate the Kitenga School’s first graduating class, “the Pioneers,” like only GEC can!    Join us for an evening of fun and celebration! Virtual networking with other crusaders…

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June 30, 2020

Back to School: KGSS reopens with COVID-19 precautions

By Anne Wadsworth

“Oh Bibi Harry, they just want to come back to Kitenga!”   I’m ‘Bibi Harry’, and a couple of weeks ago, when Sister Faustina (Head of School) and I were finally able to connect via a Whats App call, that is what she shared with me. “They just want to come back”. Today, three months…

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May 19, 2020

Welcome Raj Suchak, GEC Board of Directors

By Erin Klass

Raj Suchak is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about the little things in life and making a difference in the community around us. Most recently, Raj is the founder and CEO of Grit Seed – a conversational engagement platform using the power of SMS, WhatsApp and other channels for recruiting and retention. Prior to…

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May 19, 2020

Welcome Brianne Szopinski, GEC Board of Directors

By Erin Klass

GEC is proud to welcome Brianne Szopinski to the GEC Board of Directors.   Brianne is an associate attorney with Hodgson Russ Real Estate and Finance Practice, where she represents clients in various commercial and real estate matters, including banking and finance, public-private partnerships, real estate development and real estate leasing. “I’ve always been passionate about…

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