To the Dreamers…
Fifty-seven years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. stood before a crowd of over 200,000 people at the 1963 March on Washington and gave one of the most inspiring and powerful speeches in American History.
Dr. Martin Luther King along with the help of brave women like Claudette Colvin and Rosa Parks inspired minorities to resist racism, intolerance, and bigotry, paving the way for equal rights among all citizens.
Like Dr. King, we share his dream and believe in the equality he so fervently fought for.
Millions of girls around the world lack the education they need to pursue their dreams. Girls’ Voices is changing that. Not only do your donations provide girls with the necessary funds to pay for tuition, uniforms, and books, but they also pay for digital storytelling workshops, video, and photo equipment, and the ability to participate in the annual Girls’ Voices for Change Contest.
Every year, hundreds of girls put their hearts and souls into a project for this contest, each one with a different dream, like 15-year-old Lavinia.
After struggling to find a doctor for her brother, Lavinia would like to be part of the medical field and help families like hers. Lavinia dreams of being a neuro pediatrician and though she knows it will be no easy feat, she’s ready to tackle her dream head-on.
Daphine dreams of helping other girls “press on.”
Daphine from Uganda wants girls to keep dreaming. In her video, she acknowledges the challenges girls today face but encourages them to focus and follow in the footsteps of other great women in history like Michelle Obama. “Let’s dream!”
Zubeda from Kenya dreams about being a chef and journalist and giving back to the girls in her community. She hopes for a day when girls can feel strong in standing their ground and speaking their minds.
“Actions speak louder than words… and I want you to speak louder and let the world hear you.”
Help girls pursue their dreams—give to our scholarship fund today!