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The women representing the Circle of Sisterhood have begun their journey, departing last night and landing in Senegal today. You can meet them here. In the last week we’ve received many more details about the village we’ll be serving, the school we will be building, and the build itself. We couldn’t wait to share with […]

Bags are packed, journals are ready and there is little little left to discuss, this week we take our voices and put them in action. You met our first group here and our second group here. Below are the final five women who will represent the Circle of Sisterhood Foundation in Senegal this week. We’ll […]

July 17th begins the adventure of a lifetime as 13 college students and two alumnae represent the Circle of Sisterhood Foundation by traveling to Senegal to break ground on a school to educate girls in rural Africa. It’s the end of a journey of raising more than $40,000 but the beginning of a once-in-a-lifetime adventure […]

If a girl follows the path laid down by poverty, she’ll leave school and enter marriage.  As a girl mother, an unskilled worker, and an uneducated citizen, she’ll miss out on the opportunity to reach her full human potential.  And each individual tragedy, multiplied by millions of girls, will contribute to a much larger downward […]

My daughter, Avery, and I sat this morning pooling change and dollar bills for a school fundraiser. She was insistent that I match her giving (something we do with her savings account and other good financial choices) and I sat and thought “Oh boy…look what you’ve created.” A little background might be necessary…Avery, a fourth-grader, […]