Support GROW - Girls' Right to Opportunity Worldwide
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Help girls access a secondary education to lay the foundation for a lifetime of success and economic empowerment.
Out of the 700 million illiterate adults in the world, 2/3 are women. Unfortunately this is due to the difficulty girls in developing countries have of receiving an education past primary school. In many of these poor countries, families must pay for their child's schooling.
Helping a girl attain a secondary education makes a big difference for the student and her community. For each year of secondary education, a girl's future earnings increase by 15 to 25%. Furthermore, girls with a secondary education are healthier, delay childbearing, and enjoy greater equity within their marriages.
To help families cover the costs of secondary education, GreaterGood's GROW program is providing funding for tuition, books, uniforms, and whatever is standing in the way for these girls in need, wherever they are.
You can help. Every bit helps keep a young girl in school.
GreaterGood.org is devoted to addressing the health and well-being of people (particularly women and children), animals, and the planet.
In pursuit of these goals, GGO is focusing effort on young girls around the world -- their health and well-being, their safety, and their education. The GROW program directly funds innovative, effective programs that keep girls in school throughout their secondary education years, wherever they are most needed.
GROW (Girls' Right to Opportunity Worldwide) in partnership with GreaterGood.org, Dream Weaver Foundation and The Literacy Site™ is dedicated to improving girls' wellbeing by supporting and monitoring innovative projects that identify and remove barriers to girls' education across the globe.
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