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This story originally appeared on worldpulse.com, an action media network powered by women from 190 countries. World Pulse’s mission is to lift and unite women’s voices to accelerate their impact for the world. Through their growing, web-based platform, women are speaking out and connecting to create solutions from the front lines of today’s most pressing […]

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Editor’s Note: Stirring the Fire’s 2011 Grant Recipient shares with us what she took away from her experience volunteering with Sure 24 in Kenya. You can read all of Emily’s posts here. After nearly two months of being back in the United States, I still find my heart and mind dwelling on the girls I met […]

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Editor’s Note: This week our fellowship recipient Emily Lohmeyer checks in with us about her volunteer position with Sure 24, a children’s orphanage in Kenya, and wraps up her one month experience abroad.  Below, she talks about the changes at Sure 24 that she has been a part of, and the challenges some of the […]

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Editor’s Note: This week our fellowship recipient Emily Lohmeyer checks in from her volunteer position with Sure 24, a children’s orphanage in Kenya, and has a few new insights to share with us.  Below are the stories of both Nova and Wangare, two young girls who live at the Sure 24 orphanage. New Perspectives I’ve […]

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Editor’s Note: Our fellowship recipient Emily Lohmeyer has been living and volunteering at Sure 24 since Dec. 29th.  Sure 24 is a local orphanage in Nakuru, Kenya taking in children and giving them a safe place to stay, receive education, clothing, food, and the chance for a future.  Read more about Emily’s experiences and the […]

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Nyumbani – Home December 29, 2011 I’ve finally arrived at my long awaited destination: Nakuru, Kenya. I left Sure 24 Children’s home two and a half years ago. With the support of a grant from Stirring the Fire, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to return for the newest addition to Sure 24, a brand […]

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Location : Nepal Women LEAD Nepal is a growing organization, much like the population of young women they focus to empower. Founded by a few Georgetown students Claire Naylor and Claire Charamnac in January of 2010, this organization is grounded in their beliefs that by empowering women sustainable peace and development are possible.  Their vision is […]

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She’s the First is a not-for-profit located in New York, NY that sponsor’s girls’ education in the developing world.  Their goal is to help young women become the first in their families and sometimes villages to graduate from high school. This organization hatched only two years ago in 2009 by a passionate twenty three year […]

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AfricAid is an international NGO that empowers young girls in Africa by providing opportunities  for education, and the tools necessary to improve their own lives as well as the lives around them. Born from the passions of an eleven year old girl, AfricAid has grown into a well established organization reaching thousands of students.  Its […]

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Confident Children out of Conflict, founded in 2007, is an NGO located in Juba, South Sudan. This organization is unique in its purpose in all of South Sudan: to provide children, mostly young girls, a safe place to get off the streets and out of the slums of Juba and have access to opportunities including education, vocational […]

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