Last year for my birthday I put out a challenge to you all, my loyal and amazing readers. The challenge was to send one girl to school for every year I have been alive. We did great but we didn’t quite make our goal. This year I will be 45 birthday and I would like to see if together we can reach our goal to send 45 girls to school next fall.
I am hoping you all will help me. There A LOT more of you this year than last year. I believe we can do it. Like last time, I will kick it off by sponsoring two girls, 2 down 43 to go!
Here are some statistics for inspiration:
- For each year, a girl stays in school, her future income can increase by 15-25%.
- Girls with secondary schooling on average have 2.2 fewer, yet healthier children.
- If 10% more girls attend school, a country’s GDP increases an average of 3%.
For just $56 you can send a girl to school for a whole year. That is only $1 a week.
Come on, let’s change the world for the better this year!
Click this link to get started. http://gifts.rescue.org/product/education/year-school
When you have completed the process, be sure to let me know either in the comments or by private message so we can keep track as we approach our goal together!