Million Girl Army transforms middle school girls into globally compassionate teens who combine resources to change the world.
Is Poverty Sexist?
We believe girls are the answer...do you?
Human Family ~ A Poem by Maya Angelou
I note the obvious differences
in the human family.
Some of us are serious,
some thrive on comedy.
One billion children worldwide are living in poverty. According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty.
Million Girl Army is an organization that understands the immensity of global poverty and fights to change those statistics. Often the enormity of statistics can paralyze people to inaction. It isn’t that as a whole we don’t want to help, it’s just that we can’t determine how to even begin to make a dent when the numbers are so high.
A Different Kind Of Army…
Troop: A troop is a military sub-unit, originally a small formation of cavalry, subordinate to a squadron. In many armies a troop is the equivalent element to the infantry section or platoon.
ALL GIRLS MATTER
“Individual voices are important. Our collective voice is even more powerful.”
Million Girl Army transforms middle school girls into globally compassionate teens who combine their resources to change the world. So what exactly does that mean?
Why Middle School Girls?
I am asked often why I chose to build Million Girl Army with middle school girls. There are a number of reasons.