Kickoff at CNEPS! Woman coach of a girl's soccer team Girl's team in Thies competing in tournament Girls play a soccer tournament game in Thies

Ladies' Turn

Org #12540
Vetted since 2012 Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$65,195
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
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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Apr 5, 2021
Girls' Soccer is Back On in Senegal!
Ladies’ Turn has had a great start to 2021. It feels strange to even write that, but we’re grateful. Since Senegal has not been hit as badly by COVID-19 as other countries, sports were...
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...
 
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