In Tanzania, it’s estimated that 70 percent of people lack electricity. How can this problem be addressed? Our new partner, Solar Sister, has an answer.
Growing up in a country where women and girls are often treated as inferior, Samaana knows what it’s like to feel like a second-class citizen. The 10th grader, who attends a high school in Afghanistan, has been called weak, servant, sheep, and unintelligent. And even if Samaana knew how to stand up for herself, doing so could be risky.
Eugene Cho and Jeremy Lin travel to Thailand to learn about the intersections of girls’ empowerment, poverty, human trafficking, and education.
Go to any well in Uganda, and you’ll probably notice that a majority of those standing in line to collect water are women and girls.