International Day of the Girl Child

Today marks the 5th annual International Day of the Girl Child, a day established to help bring about awareness of the needs of young girls around the world. This year October 11th stands as an especially important day to focus on empowering young girls across the world, as this is the main theme of International Day of the Girl Child…

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It’s a Small World After All

September. The start of a new school year, new ideas, and endless new opportunities. This month we are excited to share our beneficiary of the Take the Pledge initiative,  The Small World organization. The Small World? Our world is huge you’re thinking. But does it really have to be? This non-for-profit charitable organization takes us to Nepal, where we are…

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Banu: The Brilliance of Baale

Growing up as a girl can be confusing, stressful, and downright scary at times, and that’s pervasive across the globe. In India, starting from a young age, many girls become accustomed to a life of discrimination in education, social aspects, health care, and so on. Baale Mane is an independent trust which gives young girls the opportunity to learn, grow,…

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The Answers to Our Most FAQs About Baale Mane

Young Indian girl

What is Baale Mane? Our newest partner, based in Bangalore, India, is an incredible organization dedicated to supporting young girls and women to reach their full potential through educational and psycho-social programs. Visit their website to learn more. Why is the campus expansion project the next step in helping the girls supported by Baale Mane? The current home was built over…

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Why Female Education in the Developing World Concerns You Too

When you throw a tiny pebble into a huge lake, what happens? From that one moment of impact, ripples start to spread. What at first seemed barely noticeable grows in size; its effects are magnified and felt far beyond the initial striking of the stone against the water’s surface. Imagine that tiny pebble is universal access to education for all…

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Empowering Young Women in India – The Baale Mane Mission

Young women of Baale Mane in India

Last October we introduced all of you to The Baale Mane, a nonprofit organization based in India that supports and empowers young women to build a brighter future for themselves through education and personal development. We are still inspired by their mission almost a year later, and hence, their recent fundraising initiative has been selected as our August Pledge beneficiary.…

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