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She-Advance: Girls Mentorship Center

by Pastoralist Girls Initiative
She-Advance: Girls Mentorship Center

Summary

She-Advance program will improve girls effective participation in decision making and leadership at school, household and community through a blended approach comprised of holiday centers where 100 girls are engaged in off school scheduled girl mentorships with motivational speeches and dialogue; Girls are encouraged to volunteer at community events and learn about the importance of giving back to the community.

$50,000
total goal
$49,900
remaining
1
donor
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

The most marginalized girls in Kenya have traditionally been identified as coming from the ASAL (Arid /Semi-Arid Lands) regions. School enrolment in these areas is significantly lower whereby only 30% (Net Enrolment Ratio) of girls enter primary school, out of which only 16.5% complete this level of education. When it comes to Secondary enrolment, the representation of girls is minimal. These girls are affected due to a number of factors ranging from cultural and social barriers.

Solution

She-Advance project will organize Holiday Camps where girls will be involved in off school scheduled girl mentoring camps to avoid undergoing FGM, and Early Marriage during school holiday. Girls self-esteem will be raised through training on leadership and mentorship and they will develop healthy relationships among themselves. Motivational speakers, positive role models engaged to talk to girls.

Long-Term Impact

The project will empower 100 girls to be resilient and live a dignified life. It will build the self esteem and overcome negative cultural practices.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.pastoralistgirls.org

Organization Information

Pastoralist Girls Initiative

Location: Garissa, North Eastern kenya - Kenya
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Twitter: @PastoralistGirls
Project Leader:
Fatuma Kinsi
Garissa, North Eastern kenya Kenya
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