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Congressman Adam Smith Meets with the Global Development Community in the State of Washington

Congressman Adam Smith Meets with the Global Development Community in the State of Washington

On September 18th, together with Global Washington, Congressman Adam Smith met with about two dozen members of Washington-based non-profits to discuss issues of concern to the global development community. The meeting was held at the offices of World Relief Seattle in Kent, WA.

Congressman Smith represents Washington’s Ninth Congressional District, which comprises the central Puget Sound region, including parts of King and Pierce Counties. Read More

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Rwanda Girls Initiative

By Tom Murphy

Photo Credit: Rwanda Girls InitiativeThe Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology, located in the East African country of Rwanda, provides girls the opportunity to access a world class secondary school education regardless of their family income. The school and additional support provided to the girls is the result of the Rwanda Girls Initiative (RGI), based in Kirkland, Washington.

“We met so many girls who desperately wanted to continue their schooling, but the opportunities were very limited,” Shalisan Foster said. “Even the girls who did continue to secondary school were burdened by household chores and safety concerns – so they tended to drop out at a higher rate than the boys.”

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Fundación MAPFRE Partnership Helps Develop Global Leaders

Fundación MAPFRE has made an extraordinary gift to support the future leaders of NPH.

September 14, 2017

The Institute’s Class of 2017 – 2018: Ever, Maria, Darich, Darlyn, Farid and Yomara. Credit: NPH

The Institute’s Class of 2017 – 2018: Ever, Maria, Darich, Darlyn, Farid and Yomara. Credit: NPH

Fundación MAPFRE is proud to announce an exciting partnership with NPH USA by providing more than $93,000 to support the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH) Seattle Institute, which develops a future generation of leaders in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Now in its seventh year, NPH’s Seattle Institute offers promising young adults a deep and advanced leadership formation experience in the U.S. Each year six university-aged students from NPH are selected to spend ten months in Seattle, enrolling in a full-time English program and participating in a comprehensive leadership development program. The goal of the program is to train talented youth to maximize their own potential and to serve others in their local communities.

Read more: https://www.nphusa.org/news/fundacion-mapfre/

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