Scholars receiving their menstrual supplies! Scholars waiting to receive menstrual supplies WGEP scholars in Tharaka-Nithi county, Kenya Taking a break from studies at the sea!

Women's Global Education Project

Org #982
Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
2003
year founded
$240,369
raised on GlobalGiving
12
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Women's Global Education Project was founded on the idea that everyone is entitled to an education, regardless of gender or economic status. We believe that universal education, gender equality and empowerment of women are critical to a society's development. Our mission is to provide access to education and develop training program that empower women and girls, particularly those in developing nations, to build better lives and foster equitable communities.

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Amy Maglio
Amy Maglio
Lily Messih
Lily Messih
Harriet Spears
Harriet Spears
Team
Lily Messih, Amy Maglio, Aniceta Kiriga, Daniela Bovio, Harriet Spears
Organization Information
136 N Marion Street
Suite 201
Oak Park, IL 60301
United States
708 613 5260
Organization Information
136 N Marion Street
Suite 201
Oak Park, IL 60301
United States
708 613 5260

Project Reports

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Jun 8, 2021
How Menstrual Health Affects Girls' Education
According to UNESCO, one in ten girls in Sub-Saharan Africa misses school during their menstrual cycle. This could mean missing up to 20% of a school year! At Women’s Global Education Project,...
Mar 24, 2021
Supporting Girls through the Shadow Pandemic
According to United Nations' data, an estimated 47 million more women and girls worldwide will be pushed into extreme poverty due to COVID-19. This, combined with rising reports of gender-based...
Feb 12, 2021
Building a Future for Adolescent Girls
Thank you to every person who has supported Women’s Global Education Project’s work on the GlobalGiving platform! We are incredibly grateful that in spite of the global pandemic, we have...
 
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