Girls' Education

With some determination, this empowered young woman helped inspire social change

What happens when girls and boys realize that they can promote changes in their communities and start believing in a brighter future through education? The end result is empowered youth who inspire social change. Isis is an adolescent girl who became a young leader in her community in Honduras.

Communities and Girl’s Education: The Sound of Progress

Learn how increased income meant educational opportunities for the children of one group of mothers.

Barriers to Education

Children are naturally hungry to learn, but face daunting barriers to attending school, especially girls. CARE works to address the roots of those impediments as a way to increase learning opportunities.

For a preschooler, her grandmother’s participation opened a door to education

Esperança Miguel Vilanculos is an eager 3-year old girl who attends preschool in Mozambique. She now lives with her maternal grandmother Rita as her parents are away, earning a living selling charcoal about 63 miles from the city of Vilankulo in the Chiruala community.

Dressing for Success in Bangladesh

CARE’s school management committees in Bangladesh stitch learning into the lives of kids and their parents.

Jean Gislene is Going Places

CARE-led food program brings economic empowerment to the table for local entrepreneurs

Prisca gives her Kids a Chance She Didn’t Get

In Tanzania, individual transformation leads to long-term community impact

CARE Knows How to link 467 Schools Together with an App

Zimbabwe is a country where barriers to education, especially for girls, is the norm, not the exception. Girls suffer from lower social status, poor sanitation in schools, risks of gender-based violence and can have their education ended by pregnancy.

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