Recognizing that girls face multiple challenges in pursuing an education, African Girls is employing a holistic approach to change the perception of the value of girls at the individual, community and institutional levels; foster an enabling environment for adolescent girls’ education; and engage and equip girls to make life decisions and important contributions to society. Building on stakeholders’ expertise, African Girls invests in new efforts to expand educational opportunities for girls—including in areas of personal health.
Providing sustainable solutions to our girls.
Personal Health Club
Girls around the world, without pads use rags, mattress stuffing, banana leaves, feathers to manage their menstruation. Menstruation is perhaps one of…..
In Africa, almost every child will grow without a mentor. Research has shown that positive mentoring relationships have a very strong positive….
1 Community 1 Library
In the United States, our ambassadors collect, sort, and pack gently-used books to ship to specific African communities.
WITH ACCESS TO EDUCATION WE CAN DO AMAZING THINGS
In the United States, our ambassadors collect, sort, and pack gently-used books to ship to specific African communities. They organize book drives in local schools and neighborhoods and raise modest funds to ship the books to our libraries.
In Africa, we work with communities to build these libraries. They receive the books and organize them into libraries to serve local African communities. Along the way, the U.S. donors learn about Africa and develop closer connections to the people in the recipient communities.
We work with community leaders, local governments and the community to build sustainable libraries.