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Push the Envelope for International Youth Day


To celebrate International Youth Day today, join Catapult.org, the leading crowdfunding site for girls’ and women’s issues, and fund a program that will specifically help girls in developing countries. Projects can be funded quickly and simply on Catapult.

  •  OXFAM: Provide education for 6,000 girls in Pakistan’s flooded regions by flood-proofing 30 schools and campaigning for the right of girls in education: http://shorefi.re/1exHyDd

  • Global Fund for Children: Help 42 girls living with HIV/AIDS in Dominican Republic with medical care, tutoring and psychological workshops: http://shorefi.re/136f83u

  • Seed Global Health: Train 200 nurses in Uganda to prevent newborn asphyxiation: http://shorefi.re/19nFssP

UN Photo/Evan Schneider: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre) visits a girls’ education project.

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