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October 8, 2019

October 11th is International Day of the Girl

By Girls Education Collaborative

 Tuesday, October 8, 2019                       MEDIA ALERT & PHOTO OP October 11th is International Day of the Girl Buffalo-based Girls Education Collaborative Highlights  Five Ways To Be a Part of The Movement Buffalo, NY – On October 11th, the world will unite in celebrating International Day of the Girl (IDG). This…

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October 3, 2018

Local News Highlights GEC Efforts

By Girls Education Collaborative

WKBW reporter Rebecca Thornburg stopped by the GEC offices to chat with our executive director, Anne Wadsworth, about how a committed group of individuals from Buffalo is helping ensure more girls have access to a safe, high-quality education half a world away. Watch the story.

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December 5, 2017

Rich’s Family Foundation Highlights Partnership with GEC

By Girls Education Collaborative

In December 2017, the Rich Products team wrote a blog highlighting its relationship with Girls Education Collaborative over the years.

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October 9, 2017

Meet Kitenga’s ICT and Biology Teacher: Mr. Nigo

By Girls Education Collaborative

Hi everyone! Emily M Louis here, just wanting to give a proper introduction for this post. I have had the great pleasure of being able to get to know Mr. Claud Masanja Nigo via email the past few months. It sort of feels like having a penpal again! I have to tell you, that he…

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September 18, 2017

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai Visits Buffalo

By Girls Education Collaborative

by Tracey Drury, Reporter for Buffalo Business First A visit to Buffalo by Malala Yousafzai Tuesday night will provide a huge opportunity for a local nonprofit agency to help grow awareness about educational opportunity for girls around the world. Yousafzai, or just “Malala” as she’s become known around the world, has spent most of her…

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June 5, 2017

The Dedication of Kitenga School For Girls

By Anne Wadsworth

The day stated around 10:00am with a Mass. A choir from Utegi came to sing and it was very joyful. Around midday the school was officially inaugurated and the ribbon was cut by Sister Bernadette, the school nurse. The priests, sisters and rest of the crowd went through each building to bless the school: science…

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May 22, 2017

WBFO Features Opening of Kitenga School for Girls

By Girls Education Collaborative

The Girls Education Collaborative continues to support the education of young women in developing countries. WBFO’s senior reporter Eileen Buckley met with the organization’s executive director, Anne Wadsworth, who is now in Tanzania, for the grand opening of a new school supporting girls’ education. Listen now.  

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March 22, 2017

Taste of Tanzania 2017

By Girls Education Collaborative

Taste of Tanzania is back! Join us for Girls Education Collaborative’s 2nd annual Taste of Tanzania! Tuesday, May 2 | 6:00- 8:30pm | 3275 Elmwood Avenue | Tonawanda, NY | 14217 Enjoy a buffet-style authentic Tanzanian dinner, featuring a marketplace of local venders, a basket raffle, and vibrant African music. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE Patron (‘Special friend of…

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January 6, 2017

Why I Support GEC- Guillemette Dejean

By Girls Education Collaborative

Hi I’m Guillemette! I’m a French expatriate, founder of a tech company and ever since I can remember, a fervent advocate of gender equality. Building opportunities for girls is crucial but equally important is how we achieve that. And that’s why I chose to work with GEC: the Whole Girl approach is remarkable. The GEC model…

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September 30, 2016

Meet GEC Fellow Hijab Khan

By Girls Education Collaborative

Hello everyone! My name is Hijab Khan, and I am joining the Girls Education Collaborative as the first GEC Fellow. I am so excited to be a part of this team! Women’s empowerment is a passion of mine. I believe that empowered women are able to flourish and affect immense positive change in their environments….

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