Studio Samuel is an Internationally Licensed NGO dedicated to lifting girls and women from poverty through our proven teach a woman to fish model, which is incorporated in each of our three programs. By removing barriers to her education, the impact on our graduates' futures increases exponentially on her path to independence, leadership, and viable employment.
Current Initiative: Young Leaders Summer Camp 2021
Provide a safe haven for girls at-risk of child marriage, child labor and trafficking while out of school during summer months.
100% of your donation is applied to programming listed below.
Our Board of Directors covers US operations so 100% of your gift funds girls' education.
Community Based and Girls First
Studio Samuel's exceptional local leadership and culturally relevant curriculum are key to creating life-changing opportunities for our students.
94% of girls' grades increased within 6 Months of entering our program.
5 of 6 girls in our community drop out of school before grade 6.
Studio Samuel maintains a 90% enrollment rate.
UNESCO & SubCity Records
"Organizations like Studio Samuel Foundation are critical to helping educate women and giving them the skills and confidence to improve their livelihoods and those of their families."
~ Sheryl WuDunn (co-creator of A Path Appears and Half the Sky Movement)
Good, safe options don't exist for a girl
born marginalized in her community.
When she has access to education her options
improve and her cycle of poverty can be broken.
Donations are tax deductible and no goods or services are provided in exchange for your contribution.
Studio Samuel is a registered 501(c)(3) in the U.S. and a licensed International NGO in Ethiopia.