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  • published Facebook Fundraisers in Blog 2017-11-25 10:34:48 -0500

    Facebook Fundraisers

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    Did you know, Facebook makes it easy to raise funds for Pathways Togo? Any of our friends on Facebook can start a fundraiser on our behalf, and this year on #GivingTuesday, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is matching up to $2 million in donations made via Facebook (limited to $1000 per donate button). What's more, Facebook is waiving all processing fees that day! 

    Our fundraising goal this season is $8000, to be matched 1:1 this year by two generous (and anonymous!) donors. Donating on #GivingTuesday is a great way to help us maximize donations. 

    #GivingTuesday is on Tuesday, November 28th. If you'd like to help us earn match funds, start your fundraiser by 8AM on Tuesday! It's very easy to do. Visit Facebook's Fundraisers page to learn how!  

     

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  • published Blog 2017-03-08 08:04:58 -0500

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  • published Home 2017-03-08 08:01:41 -0500

  • published Our Work 2017-03-01 14:02:24 -0500

    Our Work

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    Scholarships

    Togo is one of the poorest countries in the world. Togo's high rates of infant and maternal mortality, human trafficking, and HIV/AIDS transmission all pose daunting challenges, yet each have been successfully decreased in countries committed to widespread girls' education. By helping women afford tuition, school supplies, and uniforms, Pathways Togo scholarships give Togolese women the tools they need to reach their full potential. A Pathways Togo scholarship can change a woman’s life forever, and allow her to bring that change to her community and to her world.

    Mentoring

    Mentors play a vital role in the success of our scholars. Young women in Togo face enormous social and academic challenges to pursuing an education, from pressure to marry young to finding a well-lit place to study at night. Indeed, every evening in Togo’s bigger towns, in the hours after they’ve completed household chores, young women crouch with their notebooks under street lamps to review their lessons before bed.

    Life Skills 

    All Pathways Togo Scholars have the opportunity to come together and celebrate their achievements at annual conferences. Scholars enrolled in one of Togo's two universities attend a conference located right on campus directly before registration for fall classes. Middle school and high school students attend a joint conference at a facility located centrally in Togo. At each conference, students receive their scholarships, participate in educational enrichment programs, and have a rare opportunity to focus on their personal growth away from the demands of family and chores. Mentors are invited to the conferences as well and they attend specialized sessions designed to enhance their capacity as a mentor and to educate them on the priorities and processes of the Pathways Togo.

    Karren Waid Dream Award

    Pathways Togo created the The Karren Waid Dream Award in honor of Karren Waid, a Peace Corps Volunteer who passed away during her service. Karren’s commitment to girls' education and empowerment continues to inspire Togolese and Americans to support young women in achieving their personal goals and dreams.


  • donated 2016-07-21 09:57:26 -0400

    Donate and Empower.

    Your donation goes directly to the scholars we support in Togo to help pay for tuition, school supplies, the salaries of our Togo-based staff, and to enable our scholars to travel to the Pathways Togo Life Skills conference from their villages. Thank you for your generosity and unwavering commitment to the empowerment of girls and women in Togo. 

    If you would like to make a recurring donation, please click here.

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  • commented on Share your story 2016-02-29 17:16:23 -0500
    Inspired by Half the Sky, I was introduced to Pathways Togo by a former board member. In two short years, I’ve become fully invested in the mission of Pathways Togo and have deep admiration for the work they do.

    Share your Pathways Togo story!

    Many of us are introduced to Pathways Togo through Peace Corps services, or friends who have served in the Peace Corps. How did you learn about Pathways Togo? What inspires you to support education and empowerment for girls and women?

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