My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Tangible Hope Foundation, San Francisco, CA, USA
Tangible Hope is Bay Area nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and protecting young girls and young women by advancing their rights through education, basic medical care, nutrition and sustainable development. By empowering these young women in Kofele, Ethiopia, we are creating a generation of women who can lift the next generation of women out of poverty and into a vibrant life of opportunity. I became involved when I sponsored a young girl over 6 years ago. My best Friend Lily Yoseph, was inspired to start a foundation after a visit to Kofele, where she was born and raised. She was overwhelmed and saddened to see the level of poverty in her hometown and felt compelled to make a difference in the lives of the young girls that lived there - to offer them an alternative. When I started to see these amazing positive changes that were happening with these girls I decided i wanted to do more. I now serve as a Board member, and witness firsthand how these young girls have transformed. The organization gives girls and young women a choice and a voice. Some are now aspiring to be teachers, and doctors in their own community. Lily Yoseph received the Unsung Hero Compassion award by his Holiness the Dali Lama. Please visit the website at www.tangiblehope.org. We are currently working on a project to build a center with a sustainable garden and computer labs to provide a safe haven for the girls after school. Donations can also be directed towards sponsorship. It's amazing to think how friendship and following your heart can lead to positive changes in the world.