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She's the First Club

Students need more than text books to do well; they need the support programs that will help them to focus in class and teach them the skills they need to translate their learnings outside of the classroom. We achieve this by partnering with local, on-the-ground partners who provide the absolute best in education, including all of the wrap-around programs that we know girls need to find success. Through your donation to She's the First, we will be able to contribute to the futures of young girls' in developing nations whose families are unable to support their academic endeavors.

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She's the First provides scholarships to girls in low-income countries with the goal of creating first-generation graduates and our next generation of global leaders. https://www.shesthefirst.org/sponsor-a-girl/ The LIVE Notre Dame Day broadcast will kick-off at 18:42 pm ET (6:42 pm ET) on April 24 at NOTREDAMEDAY.ND.EDU. The 29-hour broadcast will showcase Notre Dame stories from around the world, as well as live interviews, special musical performances, remotes, in-studio performances and surprise celebrity guests. Please spread the word and help us earn votes!

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Donations to the Notre Dame Chapter of She's the First help to support girls' education in Blink Now’s Kopila Valley School co-educational school. Students come to school from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an hour for lunch time. The medical clinic is open in the morning for basic medical needs. Before and after school extra help and tutoring is offered for those who need it. Otherwise, the playground is open for playing volleyball, soccer, and other games. There is also a counselor on staff, as well as counseling groups and activities for those who need it. Kopila Valley is a safe place for students to spend the day, receive an education in basic English, Nepali, Math, Science, Health, and Social Studies and have their basic needs met. School runs from Sunday-Friday, with Friday being a half day for extracurricular and fun activities, i.e. racing, sports matches, dance competitions, debate, art, and other activities. During this exciting time, we have the unique opportunity to earn a portion of a $1 Million! Make a $10 gift on Notre Dame Day (April 24 – 25), and receive 5 votes to cast. The total number of votes we receive decides our percentage of the $1 Million. Please vote for us!

Why are donations necessary?

Since the club budget is quite small, we have to hold relatively inexpensive events to fundraise our donation money. All of what we fundraise throughout the year goes directly to our She's the First scholars in Nepal. The only funds used for events and club activities come from dues and t-shirt sales. Last year, we were able to more than double our donation to the scholars ($3300!) because of the great success we had with Notre Dame Day! Hopefully we will be able to sponsor even more girls in Nepal and possibly another country. Please help in us in sharing the wonderful opportunities we have at ND with girls across the world who may not get the opportunity otherwise!