STF Featured Scholars
A Life Left Behind
Originally from a shantytown in Ethiopia, Sintayehu forged a new life for herself, moving to the Selamta Family Project at age 12. Now, she shares her story as she revisits her old life.
Maheshwari grew up in a family of quarry workers in rural India, none of whom received schooling past the eighth grade. Little did they know that she would defy all their expectations, graduating from high school and even looking ahead to college.
Watch the short film.
Keerthi Stars on Glamour.com
In this episode of “Get Schooled,” Glamour’s series on the lives of girls around the world, STF Scholar Keerthi brings you with her to show how her education has already changed her life.
Race for Equality
Equality matters to STF Scholars Jharana and Sirjana. In 2014, they organized the first 5k race in Surket, Nepal to get their community talking about why women must be educated and treated equally.
In Roshni's Own Words
Meet Roshni, an STF Scholar from Nepal whose life was transformed by the opportunity to study at the Kopila Valley School. Learn about how education helped her achieve gender equality in her family.
A Service Trip Worth the Miles
STF Scholars embarked on an 8-hour trip to complete a service project and be role models to younger students in a remote Andean community.
A Day in Her Life
STF Scholar Elizabeth shares a day in her life, living in dormitories and going to school in Peru, through our partner program, the Sacred Valley Project.
Have you ever woken up with a business idea that you just knew would change everything? Fatou has. This is her story—the story of what happens when you give a student the skills she needs to achieve her most audacious goals.