Our tenth year as a not for profit cannot go by without me thanking each of you! In 2007, my friend and the Founder of WAAW, Dr. Unoma Okorafor, thought about this great opportunity that has grown beyond what she may have imagined then. I joined in 2011 and every year I am more awed and grateful for what we have accomplished.
Our vision has not changed, however we have continuously improved our processes, brainstormed on ways we can do better, give better and impact African girls better. This year we started the teacher training and She Hacks Africa training programs in full force. We envisioned that the teachers who have direct access to those we truly want to impact will do more than we can with some of our programs. We were right, the teachers we have trained have gone back to do more to expand the horizons of a lot of African girls in their schools and as always, we are overwhelmed with joy and gratitude.
As we continue to improve and tweak our programs to better expand our impact, we have a lot to look forward to and we know without a shadow of doubt that you – our team, partners, donors and the communities we serve will continue to support us. Our job is far from over, there are still many girls out there who need us. We are not done, we are just beginning.
I am as always honored to say thank you to the WAAW Foundation team, our institutional partners, board of advisers, members of our executive board, our individual volunteers, our friends and our donors. We acknowledge the contribution of everyone who has entrusted us with the resources needed to pursue our common vision. At every level of giving, you enable WAAW foundation to begin on a sure foot, in serving Africa and African girls striving to overcome poverty. Our girls who are impacted by all our efforts are our future and deserve to be enriched and empowered. We are deeply humbled by your partnership and your faith in our vision.
Thank you again!
Yours in Service,
WAAW Foundation – Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women