Wish List


Executive Director, Jodi Fischer was showcased in her alma mater’s publication, the University of Denver Magazine. In this piece, you can learn more about the work of Marshall Direct Fund in Pakistan and some of the ways you can get involved. Jodi and other supporters periodically visit Pakistan and are happy to bring any of the following wish list items. […]

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Shop and Support


Want to make a difference with your online shopping? The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate a percentage of your purchase to us when you choose Marshall Direct Fund as your favorite charity, allowing us to continue changing the lives of youth and young women who need education and vocational skills. Shopping never felt so good! […]

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Malala


Sometimes it takes a hero to notice or be reminded what is important. In a country like Pakistan where girls are systematically disenfranchised, a 14-year-old girl is an unlikely candidate. Malala spoke out on behalf of girls in Pakistan and their right to education. After being hunted down and shot in the head by the […]

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Annual Aspen Summer Events


The 2015 Marshall Direct Fund Summer Fundraiser took place July 1, 2015 at the beautiful home of Terri & Tony Caine in Aspen, Colorado. Dalia Mogahed, author of Who Speaks For Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think, was our featured guest speaker. This fun evening included food by European Caterers, cocktails from Woody Creek Distillery, […]

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50% match


New matching opportunity! We still have a lot of funds available for a 50% match through Vocational Training Program on GlobalGiving, courtesy of the Safer World Fund! Each donor can donate up to $1,000 to qualify for the match. Donations will be matched until the funds run out, so be sure to donate soon and encourage […]

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The Kids Aren’t All Right


A very informative organization called Healthcare-administration-degree.net has put together a great interactive infographic entitled “The Kids Aren’t All Right.” If you go to http://www.healthcare-administration-degree.net/world/ and click on the “Girls Enrolled in School” tab on the right, you’ll see something that looks like this:

But don’t just read about it here; go to http://www.healthcare-administration-degree.net/world/ and see for yourself how disheartening the […]

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Moms supporting moms


Marshall Direct Fund continues partnership with Aspen Moms for Moms to help share our mission and event information with mothers in the Aspen area!
Aspen Moms for Moms run by local mom, Rachel Goodman, is a hyper-local social network for mothers to connect, share information, find and offer support and be inspired to get involved.  Moms […]

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Teach a Man to Fish


The Marshall Direct Fund is excited to announce our partnership with Teach a Man to Fish, a NGO focused on supporting education initiatives across the developing world. Founded in London in 2006, Teach a Man to Fish began by funding innovative projects that share its mission of financially sustainable education to reduce poverty and unemployment, […]

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MDF Board Member wins Human Rights Award


MDF Board Member wins Human Rights Award
Congratulations Shehrbano
Pakistani journalist and daughter of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, Shehrbano Taseer, received a Human Rights Award during an annual award dinner in New York City on Saturday, October 22, 2011.
Human Rights First honored Shehrbano “for her courage in carrying out her father’s legacy of religious […]

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World Literacy Day observed in Pakistan


World Literacy Day observed
‘Constitution envisages compulsory education up to secondary level’
Daily Times – Friday, September 09, 2011
KARACHI: Sindh Senior Minister for Education & Literacy Pir Mazharul Haq has said that the 1973 Constitution of Pakistan provides for free and compulsory education from primary to secondary level and the state is responsible to implement the same.
In […]

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