Mission: Nurturing Minds, Inc, is a US based non-profit organization seeking to make a difference by educating Tanzanian girls who are poor, marginalized and at-risk of becoming involved in exploitative forms of child labor.
Results: View our page on Guidestar: http://www.guidestar.org/organizations/20-8870624/nurturing-minds.aspx
Target demographics: educate Tanzanian girls
Direct beneficiaries per year: 150 vulnerable girls.
Geographic areas served: Tanzania, East African
Programs: The Sega Girls Secondary school (Forms I-VI) fosters the development of strong values, healthy self-esteem and independent thinking skills among its students, most of whom are vulnerable and have dropped out of school due to poverty. Key features of the school include: quality academics, participatory learning process; life skillls; environmental care; social responsibility and leadership; and entrepreneurship through school-run businesses. Sega's residential campus is fully solar powered with rainwater harvesting, gardens and a poultry farm that generates income for the school.