March 16, 2021

We are valuable, we have dignity and we will lead change.

By Girls Education Collaborative

Hear from the powerful voice of Peres Munanka, a pioneer girl student and activist from Tanzania. Peres Munanka is a recent graduate of the Kitenga Girls Secondary School in the Mara Region of Tanzania. The school is a women’s empowerment initiative launched by the Immaculate Heart Sisters of Africa. As Peres waits for her next…

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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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