Bertini Grant

ELEVEate submitted the final report to the Catherine┬áT. Bertini Foundation for the $16,000 grant received to expand its programs in 2012. The grant helped girls and their families overcome obstacles to educational attainment. ELEVEate, for the first time was able to: Purchase Birth Certificates for 5th graders Establish Girls Clubs, with female teacher mentors┬áto promote … Read more

Successes

Purchased birth certificates for over 1200 girls in Kaolack, Senegal from 2007 to 2013 Registration provides girls with greater status, Senegalise identity, and political rights 83 – 100% of girls attending KSSG from 2008-2012 passed the Secondary School Entrance Exam (14% pass nationally) Received several grants, and Day of Chalk Award from the Kaolack Board … Read more