EDUCATE GIRLS AND NITIN GADKARI AT THE MILLEMIUM ALLIANCE AWARDS CEREMONY

This week, our founder and Executive Director, Safeena Husain, attended the Millennium Alliance Awards Ceremony in New Delhi. 20 Award Winning organizations, including Educate Girls, were felicitated by Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Govt. of India. The winning organizations were selected through a rigorous selection and evaluation process…

WORLD’S FIRST DEVELOPMENT IMPACT BOND IN EDUCATION WITH EDUCATE GIRLS

In order to improve the quality of girls’ education and attract new investment for social outcomes, the UBS Optimus Foundation and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) are launching the first Development Impact Bond in education in London/Zurich – 16 June 2014. A funding model for the future Development Impact Bonds (DIB) aim to provide…

VODAFONE RAISES OVER INR 10 MILLION FOR EDUCATE GIRLS

Vodafone India one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, raised more than INR 10 million to facilitate education of over 47,000 out-of-school girls through Giving Championships campaign run by Vodafone Foundation. Over 12,000 Vodafone India employees along with their family and friends participated to raise funds for 8 weeks for NGO partner Educate Girls to…

FIRST PAYMENT-BY-RESULTS PROGRAM IN SOCIAL SECTOR LAUNCHED WITH EDUCATE GIRLS

Educate Girls is to pilot the first Payment-by-Results program, a financial innovation in the social sector. Mumbai, July 29th 2013: Educate Girls, a non-governmental organization (NGO) that works to reform government schools for girls’ education in India, is launching a ground-breaking Payment-by-results (PbR) initiative to the Indian social sector for the first time in the…

ESTEEMED TRIALTHLETE ANU VAIDYANATHAN SUPPORTS EDUCATE GIRLS!

Anu Vaidyanathan is an impressive – and quite intimidating – woman who has already achieved so much at such a young age! Not only is she a bright professor with a PhD, but she is also a successful triathlete who has been traveling around the world for her sports. She uses her notoriety to raise…

RUNNING THE GREAT MUMBAI MARATHON 2013 FOR EDUCATE GIRLS

On 20th January, 2013, 15 people ran for a special cause – they ran to show their support and shape the future. They ran for Educate Girls. This was the first year that Educate Girls took part in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, and we are proud to say that our runners made it a…

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM EDUCATE GIRLS!

Dear Friends, On behalf of the entire Educate Girls team and all the girls and their families involved, I would like to thank each one of you for encouraging us in our journey to empower girls. A year has passed and we are diligently moving towards our goal to improve access and quality of education for children…