Ladies' Turn

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...

District Sports Partnership helped donate jerseys.

District Sports Partnership helped donate jerseys.
Photo from Progress Report 'Vive Soccer and Education! And our DC connection!' (view small | med | large | orig)

A crowd gathers to watch the girls play.

A crowd gathers to watch the girls play.
Photo from Progress Report 'Vive Soccer and Education! And our DC connection!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Defending the goal! But we could use some new nets

Defending the goal! But we could use some new nets
Photo from Progress Report 'Vive Soccer and Education! And our DC connection!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Andre Guillabert Middle School Team ready to play!

Andre Guillabert Middle School Team ready to play!
Photo from Progress Report 'Vive Soccer and Education! And our DC connection!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Seyni and our partners award prizes after the game

Seyni and our partners award prizes after the game
Photo from Progress Report 'After delay, Ladies' Turn off to a great start!' (view small | med | large | orig)
 

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