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Girls Education Mission International Wins TY Danjuma Foundation 2019 Grant

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Yesterday 7th, February 2019 was a historic day at Girls Education Mission International as the Organisation won a grant from the TY Danjuma Foundation for the 2019 Grant cycle. The  Executive Director of Girls Education Mission International, Mrs. Keturah Shammah have earlier before the grantee training was issued with a congratulatory letter by the TY Danjuma Foundation which was read in Part; “Congratulations! I am pleased to inform you that following the site visit in December 2018, the Board of the TY Danjuma Foundation has awarded a grant …..to your organisation in the 2019 Grant Cycle”. Mrs. Shammah  signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Foundation and later on received the Grant Award certificate by the Foundation A.g Executive Director, Gima H. Forj. The Grantees training had also in attendance, the Admin/Finance Officer Ms. Itswell Y. Magyaring as well as the Strategy/ICT officer Mr, Kyuni D. Samuel of Girls Education Mission International.

The Grant which is mainly to implement the “Girls Education Now Or Never” will support the education of  poor orphan girls who are victims of violence in the internally displaced communities of Bassa, Riyom and Barkin Ladi Local Governments of Plateau Nigeria with books, shoes, socks mathset Uniform and sanitary pads.  The aim of this project according to Keturah is to improve enrollment, retention and completion rate of poor orphan girls.

Responding to the grant award, Shammah expressed gratitude to the TY Danjuma Foundation for founding her organisation worthy for the 2019 grant cycle. She said, ” It is a milestone to us as an organisation to have been selected as one of the top 5 of over hundred organisations  to be funded by the Foundation. And because of that, we are committed to do more to ensure that we plant an investment that will last in the lives of our beneficiaries”.

GIRLS EDUCATION MISSION INTERNATIONAL NAMED “2018 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT” by GreatNonprofits for the fourth time on International Day of the Girl Child

Girls Education Mission International announced on Thursday 11/10/2018 the International Day of the Girl Child that it has been named a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. 

Girls Education Mission International help young women and girls in reaching their potentials focused on defending, protecting and promoting their right to education in Nigeria which resulting in providing access to learning opportunities for girls.. 

“We are honored to be named a 2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit,” says Keturah Shammah, the Executive Director . “We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including having some of our founding girls securing employments, establishing businesses, earning and in return supporting girls in their communities”.

The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the rating and number of reviews that Girls Education Mission International received from volunteers, donors and aid recipients. 

“Girls Education Mission International is a great example of a nonprofit making a real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work, but the tremendous support they receive, as shown by the many outstanding reviews they have received from people who have direct experience working with Girls Education Mission International.”

GreatNonprofits is the leading website where people share stories about their personal experiences on more than 1.6 million charities and nonprofits. The GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Awards are the only awards for nonprofits determined by those who have direct experience with the charities – as donors, volunteers and recipients of aid.

Girls Education Mission International Top Rated profile can be found at: https://greatnonprofits.org/org/girls-education-mission-international.

Keturah Shammah

Executive Director

Girls Education Mission International

shammahketurah@gmail.com

07034879521

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