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Review for Girls Gotta Run Foundation Incorporated, Washington, DC, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

For several years now, GGRF has helped us at the Tesfa Foundation ( to fund a program called Team Tesfa. Team Tesfa is a professional track and cross country team in Addis Ababa, within which the Tesfa Foundation operates programs to support teenage girl athletes who are at risk, providing them with safe housing, education, and vocational skills. GGRF has been a reliable and professional and thoughtful partner. They fund athletic gear for the girls and women on our team, as well as some transportation, coaching, and nutrition costs. GGRF has made a significant difference in these women's lives, and helped the Team Tesfa program to get off the ground and expand its services to more women in need.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I work in Ethiopia with Team Tesfa, and I've seen the results. The impact on these young lives is huge: giving these women and girls the strength, resources, and opportunities to go on. The dream of running is survival to many of them.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

their professionalism, concern, and prompt responses in communications.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

very committed

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

reach all the struggling young women athletes in Addis Ababa, and perhaps much of the countryside, providing significant support.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & we partner with GGRF, serving women athletes in Ethiopia.