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Batonga Foundation Takes on Four Critical Activities in Benin’s Covid-19 Crisis​ (Part 3, Covid-19 Response Series)

by Caitlin Hone, Program and Outreach Officer, Batonga Foundation

The Batonga Foundation, founded by Beninese singer/songwriter Angelique Kidjo in 2006, is one of the few organizations that invests exclusively in adolescent girls and young women in Benin. The

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Nurturing Minds/SEGA School-Driven Response to Covid-19 in Tanzania (Part 5, Covid-19 Response Series)

by Shira Landskroner-Eiger

The SEGA (Secondary Education for Girls Advancement) Girls’ School is a residential secondary school for bright, motivated Tanzanian girls who otherwise would be unable to attend school due to extreme poverty or hardship. Housing over 260

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The Abriendo Oportunidades Response to COVID-19: Advocating and Providing for Indigenous Populations in Guatemala (Part 6, Covid-19 Response Series)

by Angel del Valle, Country Representative to Population Council Guatemala Office

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to advance in the Mesoamerican region, the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) expressed concern about the disproportionate effects experienced by indigenous and afro-descendant populations.

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Stories of Grit, Hope and Resilience from JLMC’s Girl Power Project During the Pandemic in Uganda (Part 7, Covid-19 Response Series)

by Vivian Glyck, Founder of JLMC, Audrey Kanyesigye, Country Director, JLMC Uganda, and Tessa Davis, Program Director, JLMC

Since its founding in 2006, Just Like My Child (JLMC) Foundation has developed deep partnerships with rural communities

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