Some of you know that I am passionate about educating girls! Girls everywhere! Some need basic education but even here in the US where education is free and mandatory girls need more education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine (STEM). This information is from UNICEF the United Nations organization. In 2013, 31 million girls of primary school age and 32 million girls of Lower Secondary school are were out of school. . . . "educated women are less likely to marry early and against their will; less likely to die in childbirth; more likely to have healthy babies; more likely to send their children to school." The there's a saying I've seen numerous places "Educate a boy and he leaves for the city, educate a girl and she stays in the village making the village stronger." I'm going to begin a series of blogs on folks who are helping girls get an education. Most will focus on efforts in developing countries but some will be on efforts in STEM. To begin, lets have a look at---
I have no idea how well any of the programs use the funds they receive so you shouldn't consider this an endorsement of any particular Non-governmental Organazation.