And our office! Our new conference room- it's the big leagues now! Teachers gather for quick (half masked) photo op Seyni (far right) with school leaders & Lega Pace

Ladies' Turn

Org #12540
Vetted since 2012 Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$61,498
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Ladies' Turn is working at the grassroots level, organizing football matches in the hearts of Senegalese neighborhoods, to give Senegalese girls and women their turn to play. While football is extremely popular in Senegal, it is considered a men's sport, meaning that most girls do not have an opportunity to play. Girls also face disparities in the educational system: while primary education for girls in Senegal has made significant gains, most girls never complete secondary school. To change this reality, Ladies' Turn aims to: i.) Expand opportunities for girls to play soccer. ii.) Promote girl's education and personal development. iii.) Promote gender equality through... read more

Projects (1)

 
Project Leaders
Jennifer Browning
Jennifer Browning
Team
Beth Packer
Organization Information
BP 28087
Yoff Ndeungagne
Dakar, Dakar 10500
Senegal
Organization Information
BP 28087
Yoff Ndeungagne
Dakar, Dakar 10500
Senegal

Project Reports

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Nov 21, 2020
With Soccer on Pause, We Support Schools!
Ladies’ Turn is hanging in there this year and we hope you all are too! Most of our activities are of course postponed, but we are moving forward as we can. Case in point, we just rented out...
Jul 14, 2020
Staying Safe in Senegal and Beyond
Ladies’ Turn is hanging in there! We have paused all of our activities and will reassess in October about when we should start up again. Luckily Senegal thusfar has been spared the brunt of the...
Mar 13, 2020
The girls keep getting better...
We’ve had a fun winter of soccer in Senegal! From October to December 2019, Ladies’ Turn organized Saturday soccer clinics for girls’ teams at 20 schools in Thies, Senegal....
 
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