Empowering through Education and Training

Around the world those living in poverty, especially girls, are vulnerable to exploitation and severely limited life options. Nobel Laureate Economist, Amartya Sen, said, “Nothing really is as important in the world as getting children to school, especially female children.” We couldn’t agree more. The conditions that ensure a child can stay in school are layered. Accordingly, our model for change is a multidimensional response to the suffering we see. Projects in education, training and care combine human resource development and the provision of basic needs to ensure a sustainable vision of empowerment.

Our education and training projects merge access to education with local advocacy, university level scholarships and assistance, personal and professional development, mentoring, and skills training. The young women we support reach locally unprecedented levels of education which supports sustainable shifts in their communities.

Blossom Bus

Help provide daily transportation for girls who live too far to walk safely to the nearest school or college.

Help provide heavy terrain bicycles to girls in rural areas who would not otherwise be able to travel the long distance to school.

GATE (Girls Access to Education)

Help provide educational scholarships to young girls in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Banteay Meanchey.


Help provide scholarship support to our GATE program graduates so they can continue their studies at the university level.

Buddha Smiles

Help provide after school education and tutoring to children of illiterate laborers in Tamil Nadu.

Skills Training for Employment

Help us provide income-generating skills to women and men who would otherwise remain in poverty.

Education Quality Addition

Help provide after school tutoring to children of migrant laborers in Delhi, India so that they can stay in school.