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AMPLIFY Oct 11
Q1: AMPLIFY believes that community-driven organizations are well-positioned to tackle the issues that most affect girls. What makes CDOs “well-positioned” for this?
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Komera Oct 11
A1: We know and understand the issues that young women face in our community in Rwanda. Our community holds the solutions and the power to make change. Solutions should be driven by and for girls.
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AMPLIFY Oct 11
When girls build over time, they develop the skills and attitudes necessary to pursue their goals uninhibited and on their own terms. Let's continue to partner and invest in that vision.
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AMPLIFY Oct 11
Q5: What are ways that we can make the efforts of community-driven organizations who are targeting girls’ more visible? What can we do to amplify their efforts?
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Margaret Butler Oct 11
A5: I think we need a new system of how we value and amplify the work of CDOs. They should be leaders in this space not just implementers. What is doing is creating an alternative to traditional development scale that believes in CDOs.
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Komera Oct 11
An example can be found in our community and the mentors we work with who address the issues of teen-pregnancy. They support young women to own their stories and create a community of support. is an internal change matched with skills to take action.
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Amplify Her NYC 17h
“It’s no secret that women will wait until they are perfectly groomed to run for office…whereas men with half the talent will run for the same seat”-
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Kimberly Wolf Oct 11
Replying to @AMPLIFY_girls
CDOs are led and run by people on the ground 24/7 who best know how to solve their own issues. Local solutions to local problems!
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Gashora Girls Academy Oct 11
Replying to @AMPLIFY_girls
CDO's make it possible for each citizen to be a participant in implementing change. Our students know the issues their communities face and are the changemakers in the community and the country.
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Gashora Girls Academy Oct 11
Replying to @AMPLIFY_girls
A4: Girls Agency determines a woman's ability to build their human capital and access economic opportunities. For example, 95% of our grads are now in university following their dreams.
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AMPLIFY Oct 7
Next up! is on a mission to get more girls to participate in the IT sector and become powerful confident leaders. What started as a program for underserved girls in Nairobi has turned into a movement to impact women in the tech sector!
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Girl Up Uganda Oct 11
Replying to @AMPLIFY_girls
There are also recent studies showing how girls' education is key in mitigating climate change: .
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AkiraChix Oct 11
STEM education coupled with changes in gender norms can improve the ability of young women to find decent work, start a business, or access further training to be employable.
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AMPLIFY Oct 11
Question 3 coming your way now!
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AMPLIFY Oct 11
Let’s amplify why community-driven organizations should be leading the conversations on girls’ today. Be sure to engage and tweet and retweet your messages using !
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Komera Oct 11
A3: One of the big pieces that we work on is the environment where girls are based. How do we change the norms that young women face within their communities. If we want girls to succeed they must also have a positive environment too.
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AMPLIFY Oct 11
Q3: What are some of the primary challenges that prevent girls from developing in your community?
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Gashora Girls Academy Oct 11
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AMPLIFY Oct 11
Q4: When a girl builds , what are the most high-impact benefits that come from this?
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WISER International Oct 11
A5: Encourage others to seek them out! Part of the responsibility is encouraging CDOs to be creative in articulating their impact, but the other side is building a culture that loves and supports CDOs! Build a world where local organizations working to hold the power
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