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High school is the road less traveled for a girl in Africa.

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SEASON’S GIVING: Young Entrepreneurs & Rising Scholars
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“Education means everything to me. I want to study hard to become a lawyer and help mothers and women obtain their basic rights.” – Rozi Judika, 12 Mark this season with a gift that supports underprivileged girls like Rozi in their efforts to self-finance their own secondary education. In Tanzania, where 75% of girls are unable to attend secondary school, their potential is … more

Shukuru’s Eggs a Sensation!
Field Coordinator, Haggai Nkini, selling the last tray of eggs to customer at Farmers Market

Last Saturday, Shukuru participated in the local farmers market in the city of Arusha, Tanzania, organized by Oikos East Africa. Field staff Haggai Nkini and Carley Kwiatkowski spent the day selling out on the over 320 eggs raised by 3 promising Shukuru entrepreneurs: Margaret Ernest (11), Rozi Goodluck (13) and Miriam Elias (13). Shoppers were keen to buy the eggs, … more

GRATITUDE : SHUKURU : THANKSGIVING

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – … more

Congratulations To The Shukuru Girls!
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SHUKURU GIRLS! A look at their accomplishments and the future’s unfolding As one exciting part of the Shukuru Girls’ journey ends, another begins! With the last of the Girls’ chickens sold in August, the first cycle of our project – and the first chapter of the Girls’ journey towards a self-financed education – was brought to a gratifying and … more