Investing in Girl Change-Makers in Ethiopia

The Marathon Monthly Giving Program

Join The Marathon to invest in girls and sustainability.

Give monthly and become part of The Marathon, a passionate community invested in empowering girls and women in Ethiopia.

 
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Invest in a GGRF Family

$600 or $50/month provides YEAR-LONG participation for a girl and her mother in the GGRF Athletic Scholarship program.

Your donation provides:

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EDUCATION:

A full scholarship to attend secondary school which covers:

  • School Costs: Fees, books, supplies, uniforms.

  • Health: Healthcare subsidy for the girl and her mother, annual check up for all athletes.

  • Nutrition: Hot lunches every school day, snacks after practice, water, electrolyte supplement.

  • Hygiene: Sanitary pads, soap, space to wash clothes, female safe hygiene facilities.

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LIFE SKILLS:

Completion of the GGRF Life Skills Curriculum with the oversight of a female mentor. The weekly workshops were developed to create safe spaces for girls and provide experiential learning modules on family planning, financial literacy, HIV/AIDS awareness, nutrition, healthy relationships, leadership, and creative expression.

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ATHLETICS:

Every girl is provided with a full running kit, two pairs of shoes, training gear, oversight of a coach, and entrance and transportation to Ethiopian races throughout the year.

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SAVINGS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP:

GGRF establishes savings and entrepreneurship groups with the mothers of the girls whom we provide Athletic Scholarships. Mothers are provided with a 5-day business development workshop, seed capital to establish a savings group, and the oversight of a trained community mobilizer for 3 years.