You've helped us reach our goal! Because of the continued support from our community, each graduate will have their own graduation gown - and what a sea of beautiful color there will be! Our first Training for Tomorrow class will graduate after completing two years of their life skills curriculum. This group of incredibly strong, … Continue reading Graduation Gown Update: Goal Met!
"You have future software engineers in this class"
‘She is gone. Forced marriage. We can talk soon?’
Six months ago, Studio Samuel received our first grant. It was from The White Feather Foundation and has forever changed the scope of our organization and the girls in our program. 94% of girls saw improvement in their behavior and/or academic performance within the first six months of entering Training for Tomorrow, our life skills program. The four … Continue reading Program Update: A Look at the Last Six Months
After photographer John Delaney and his wife adopted their little girl Sara, he became very aware of the prevalent poverty in her home country. “I wanted to use my photographic skills to give back to Ethiopia,” he says. Very influenced by the peripatetic work of Irving Penn, John packed his large format film camera, complete … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Portraits from an Artist
E.T., 15, and M.T., 14, are shy sisters, and like most teenage girls, they giggle a lot. The two like to play soccer (football, they call it) and volleyball, and work on reading and writing in school. Typical teenagers, right? But these teens are anything but typical -- the siblings are in survival mode, in … Continue reading A Girl’s Story: Sisters