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Project Idea No. 1011
By: sophie thomas from Trailside Middle School, Virginia

A Girl's Trust

Too many young girls in Ghana do not have access to the basic services that they deserve in their daily lives. Many girls and women struggle with ongoing limitations due to gender-based inequality and even horrifying acts of violence. I propose a center that will be a safe space in the community for all young girls to gather and receive support services at no cost. I want the center to be somewhere that girls won’t be scared to ask for help, and where they will have access to valuable services that will help them stay in school and supplement their classes with new educational opportunities.

Focus on Ghana

This project addresses the following sustainability goals in Ghana: