“All Great Things Start Small,” the Swahili proverb
We started with 23 small girls and have built a network of girl leaders that have already had the following outcomes:
Higher performance in school
- Improved grades overall
- Improved leadership skills and actively peer-mentor
- Indicators such as confidence, self-expression, teamwork have been significantly improved
- Advance skills for community organizing from idea to implementation.
Unlock global opportunities
- Keynote speakers at United Nations in Kenya
- Ambassadors & speakers for major HIV/AIDS Health Conference
- Guests of honor at The Obama Foundation fellowship awards
- Summer camps in United States
- Six girls are attending high school in the U.S.
Our network of graduates will:
- Actively contribute to local female leadership through community teaching, mentoring and organizing
- Be talent pipelines for global corporations
- Effect change locally or globally
- Finish higher education to become a positive participant in global society.
- Be job creators for youth
- Increase diversity and inclusion throughout different sectors.
Educating a girl in urban slums means she will earn more and invest 90% of earnings in her family, be 3x less likely to contract HIV, and have fewer, healthier children who are more likely to reach adulthood (Erulkar, A., & Matheka, J. K. (2007), Adolescence in the Kibera Slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Population Council - The World Bank).