Give a Girl a Chance 

















Give a Girl a Chance is NCP's program to help girls and women around the world have a have a decent chance for a decent life. For the girls, this means keeping them in school in places like South Sudan, where 95 percent of girls are not even enrolled in elementary school - or rural Malawi, where the high school is a 7 mile walk each way. We offer scholarships, shoes, mosquito nets - whatever they need to succeed. As for women, they are often reduced to near-slave labor, the sex trade or work that lacks dignity or opportunity. Through microloans or skills training organized by our partners, we help them have better choices.

"We had many quarrels in our homes previously; our husbands considered us useless, as we didn’t bring

anything to the table. We now have food; our husbands are happy. Men now recognize us as talented

like them." – Nyirankumoumukiza Christine, Kabumba, Rwanda, beneficiary of our microloan program,

and more recently of a scholarship for a tailoring course

Working through grassroots partners in Nepal, Myanmar, South Sudan, Rwanda, Congo,

Malawi and Zambia, these programs are carried out respectfully, effectively and efficiently.

See all this goodness in action: here's the album from our 2020 Nepal Learning Tour.

Here's more info on NCP support of girls' education; more on women's tailoring programs here

and microloans here, including options for designated gifts.


Our new A Girl and a Bike program helps high school girls in Malawi who are 7 miles and $45

away from school  the miles a logistical challenge, and the money scarcer as climate change

has ruined the local farm economy. So $110 gets a girl a bike ($65) and tuition ($45).

Along with all the other benefits, educating girls and empowering women are two of the top ten things the world need to do to get a handle on climate change, according to the book Drawdown. And a renown conservationist replied "Educate girls" when asked about the most important thing to do to preserve Africa's wildlife.

Give girls and women the chance they need for the life they deserve!


As always, 100 percent of donations to our Special Projects go to the programs themselves - really!

Zoom presentation on the challenges facing women in East Africa, Myanmar and Nepal,

covering issues ranging from child marriage to trafficking to domestic violence to maternal

mortality to climate change, narrated by NCP's David Radcliff --->

Check out these half sheet promo flyers!

Gift-in-honor-of card


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Tailoring training programs help women learn skills and earn money for themselves and their families.

Getting girls to school in Malawi (it's seven miles away!)

NCP supports microloan projects for women to begin small businesses

100 percent of donations to these projects go to the programs themselves – really!

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...turning the world upside down...

Building a new community of justice and peace

for our neighbors and respect for the earth.


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David Radcliff - Director


Tom Benevento - Coordinator

Harrisonburg, VA Sustainable Living Center


Pete Antos-Ketcham - Coordinator 

Starksboro, VT Sustainable Living Center



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Blue Ridge, VA 24064

NCP is a 501c3 tax exempt nonprofit organization

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