• Girls gotta run - girl power Friday

32cup has partnered with the Girls Gotta Run Foundation to support the goal of improving female access to education and ending child marriage via Ethiopia’s national sport: running. Thanks to your purchase of our Ethiopian microlot selection this year, we have already raised a total of €2097! With this sum, we can sponsor a full scholarship for 4 girls.

To boost this number, we have declared today as Girl Power Friday. For any coffee you purchase today from “Girl Power Friday” list, you get a 5% discount + we give an additional 1% to Girls Gotta Run.

According to the United Nations Population Fund, early marriage is the single most important undermining force for girls’ education in almost all regions of Ethiopia. While marriage before the age of 18 is actually illegal in the country, it is still a widespread practice because of tradition but also due to poverty and fear of violence.

The Girls Gotta Run Foundation aims to offer a social alternative and safe space for girls and their family. The NGO offers athletic scholarships in a holistic, life-scale approach to vulnerable girls between the age of 11 and 18. Through their education, GGRF impacts and transforms the community person by person.

Per scholarship granted, one girl can attend secondary school for a full year. It includes health care for her and her mom and provides for meals, school books, tutoring and access to sanitary facilities. Through the program, girls acquire important life skills such as family planning, financial literacy, nutrition, healthy relationships and others.

Girls gotta Run Ethiopia

In short: Buy good coffee. Do good. It can be that easy!

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