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STAFF SPOTLIGHT - Meet Kim, Speedy Wordsmith

Kim Wolf is the Co-Founder and Deputy Executive Director of Girl Up Initiative Uganda. She brings a wealth of experience from the worlds of both donors and NGOs to her role at GUIU. We invite you to get to know more about Coach Kim! 1. What is your favorite part about working at Girl Up? I love the enthusiasm, energy, and positivity of the Dream Team! I know that anything is possible with our committed teamwork. I have also benefited from the support and mentorship of my fellow co-founders, Monica and Sayid, who have been integral people in my life. Together, we are stronger than alone and together, we can make a bigger impact in the lives of the people that we serve. I also love the times t

The Uniqueness of Being Differently Abled- Bringing the AGP into the Uganda School for the Deaf

(Photo: Coach Carol using sign language with the girls) This year, Girl Up Initiative Uganda has begun working with differently abled adolescent girls at the Uganda School for the Deaf - Ntinda under the Adolescent Girls Program with funding from the Segal Family Foundation pitch competition. Expanding into a school with differently abled girls is a new and exciting endeavor for our team. The Girl Up Initiative Uganda facilitators have had to learn new ways to communicate with the girls, which has been both challenging and rewarding. In Uganda, deafness is the most common disability, affecting more than 360,000 children under the age of 18 years. However, deaf children are often absent when

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