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6 Years running

Elizabeth Windham (Ellie) has completed the 9 races in New York to gain entry for the 2015 New York City Marathon. During the races Ellie has a set a goal to raise enough money ($5000 approx.) to help GMIN build 1 school in Nepal. Join the GMIN family support her to help GMIN continue its efforts in improving education in rural Nepal. 

So far she has complete 8 out of the 9 races. 

The 9 races are as follows:

1. Jan 11th- Joe Kleinerman 10K COMPLETED
2. Feb 2nd- Gridiron 4 miles COMPLETED
3. March 2nd Washington Heights. Salsa, Blues & Shamrocks 5K COMPLETED
4. March 16th NYC Half COMPLETED
5. April 5th Scotland Run 10K COMPLETED
6. May 11th Japan Day 4 mile COMPLETED
7.May 17th Brooklyn Half COMPLETED
8. June 22nd Queens 10K COMPLETED
9. September 14th NYC Marathon Tune up 18 miles

About Ellie

Ellie graduated with her MA International Education at New York University and BA in International Studies from West Virginia Wesleyan College. Currently, she is working at Harlem RBI an after-school program as a Learning Coach. 

Prior to attending NYU, Ellie volunteered in Nepal for nine months as a library teacher in Phaplu and Kathmandu. Now in her spare time she serves as a Board member with Plai Theatre, Mentor Coordinator with It Takes A Village @NYU and serves meals to the homeless at Monday Night Hospitality soup kitchen.

About GMIN

GMIN Organization Inc is a nonprofit organization which supports and initiates grassroot movement focused on bringing sustainable social and environmental change in Nepal. GMIN works primarily to bring education to the most rural parts of Nepal to the students that need it the most. 

GMIN takes extra steps to empower girls and women in Nepalese society by granting scholarships to more girls and by launching women empowerment programs. GMIN prides itself in being transparent, organized, and maintaining a start-up culture that allows us to quickly adapt and innovate. Your support will be instrumental in our quest in educating the future of Nepal and help our country walk on a path to sustainable development.

Organization Overview: 

GMIN was founded by energetic and dedicated individuals who want to see changes made from a Grassroot level in Nepal. GMIN is based in New York City. We use local knowledge and collective intelligence to address the pressing issues of Nepalese society. To learn more about GMIN visit or our facebook page

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