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…

EDUCATE GIRLS CO-SPONSORS PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION IN SAN FRANCISCO

Mark Tuschman, one of Educate Girls’ favorite photographers, showcased his work at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco in June. Mark is a professional documentary photographer most recently focusing on issues surrounding women and girls in Africa, India and Latin America and was awarded Global Health Council Photographer of the Year. In the last…