So They Can is establishing climate-smart schools in East Africa that empower climate-resilient communities. Preventing the forced migration of marginalised communities due to climate change, ensures the continued delivery of quality education for improved learning outcomes among children living in poverty. Working through national education systems our multi-pronged approach includes: climate smart agriculture for food security…

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“It doesn’t matter how little you start with, you can be great at what you love. There is no bank account limit on realising your dreams.” Lilian, a Wezesha Business Skills Project graduate, knows this to be true, she speaks from her own personal experience. Lilian lives in Nakuru, Kenya and she had to overcome…

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As you read this, young girls around the world are having their educational opportunities taken from before their eyes due to a number of gender-based issues. Female genital cutting (also referred to as female genital mutilation) and child marriage are two of the most prevalent gender-based violence issues, resulting in the loss of young girls’…

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Abdallah and his mother

Earlier this year, our team travelled to Malesh Primary School, in Maweni Hamlet — a rural village in Tanzania to distribute 257 Solar Buddy lights to the students, and educate the community on how to use them. There they met Abdallah, 12, who was one of the first students to receive a light. He dreams of…

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