Girls Matter News
We Did It!!!
Our first shipment of menstrual supplies has been delivered to the village of Buyaya, near Sironko on the side of Mt Elgon in Uganda! All 200 girls of menstruating age have now received their supplies!! Each reusable bag contains: 6 reusable sanitary pads, 2 panties,...
Community Christmas Gathering in Buyaya 2022
Girls Matter also funded a Community Christmas gathering in Buyaya, so they could all come together for a meal and all the kids received a toy. The Community Christmas Gathering was made possible due to kinds donations by: Dr. Kim RedmanJenn Drakes andMary Elaine...
Anna Alice Wanyeze Sponsored by Mountain Law
Anna Alice Wanyeze has had all six years of her high school fees paid for thanks to a very generous donation by Mountain Law in Whistler, Canada. Anna was a top student in Meaningful Volunteer’s preschool program and went on to perform very successfully at a local...
Reaching Out To Peniniah
Students near Whistler, Canada are reaching out to Peniniah Namono. Check out their message below The students plan to help raise funds for Peniniah’s school fees. Peniniah is one of our sponsored students here at Girls Matter.
Congrats to Jane Namukuta for Graduating from University
Everybody here at Girls Matter is especially proud of Jane Namukuta for graduating from university with a degree in Public Administration. You are a light to everyone in Buyaya! Well done Jane! Special thanks to everybody who helped to sponsor Jane.
News from Peninah and Her Report Card
Peninah Namono, one of our sponsored students, is currently on holidays in Uganda. She wanted to share this message and her report card with everyone. Good work Peninah! We are all so proud of you!Dear Sir/Madam. RE: Girls Matter I Namono Peninah greet you in your...
A Thank You Message from Peninah
Peninah was very excited when she learned she had been sponsored thanks the the fundraiser put on by Interac, the Whistler Rotary Youth Group, at Creekbread in Whistler, BC. To express her appreciation she sent in this photo.
Welcome to Our Family Peninah!
Thanks to a fantastic fundraiser at Creekbread in Whistler BC, Peninah Namono is now a fullt sponosored student! Welcome to our family Peninah!
Welcome to Our Family Evelyn
Evelyn is now a sponsored student through Girls Matter. Welcome to our family!
Sharon Namono Now Fully Sponsored
Thanks to a very generous donation from Ziptrek Ecotours, Sharon Namono is now fully sponsored! A big huge thank you to Ziptrek. If you are ever in Whistler in British Columbia, be sure to pay them a visit and say thanks!
Jane Namukuta Now Fully Sponsored
Our partner organization Meaningful Volunteer recently had a fundraiser at the Good Shepherd Daycare. Part of the funds raised were used to provide Jane Namukuta were funds to finish her research project. Once she has completed her research, Jane will be 100%...
Help Jane Finish Her Studies
UPDATE As of December 23, 2017 Jane has been fully sponsored! Thank you!Jane Namukuta, one of our Girls Matter scholars, has almost finished her Bachelor of Public Administrator and become the very first university graduate from her village of Buyaya. Jane has written...