Commitment to Action

A Financially Sustainable Model to Empower Poor, Rural Girls

Commitment by

Fundación Paraguaya

In 2008, the Fundaci?n Paraguaya committed to spark massive, worldwide replication of its model for transforming poor, rural girls in developing countries into economically empowered 'rural entrepreneurs,' at financially self-sufficient agricultural schools. In particular, it committed to establishing five new schools following this model during 2009-2013. To date,the Mbaracayu Educational Center hasachieved 35% financial self-sufficiency and a total enrollment of 150 girls.

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Commitment

A Financially Sustainable Model to Empower Poor, Rural Girls

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

7 years

Estimated Total Value

$5,000,000

Region

Africa

Countries

Global

Commitment by

Fundación Paraguaya

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Nike Foundation, Teach a Man To Fish, The Mastercard Foundation, The Moises Bertoni Foundation, Sega School