of girls in Uganda get the chance to finish primary school.
of girls in Uganda and Sierra Leone are forced into marriage before they're 18.
girls in Sierra Leone never get to high school. In Uganda it's 9 in 10.
A girl born in Sierra Leone is more likely to be sexually assaulted than go to high school.
But education changes everything.
Why Do It?
Girls are denied
Over 60 million girls globally are denied an education, simply because they are girls.Donate
A rough start
A girl born in Sierra Leone is more likely to be sexually assaulted than to go to high school.
Without education, a girl can struggle to earn a living and take care of her family.
A girl's income increases by at least 10% for every year she stays in school. She'll get married later and have a smaller, healthier family.
FUNDS GO TO FOUR
GIRL FOCUSED PROJECTS
Our scholarships give a girl everything she needs for school.Find out more
Equipping girls with business skills and life skills to start a business.Find out more
Making schools safe for girls (and boys), building new classrooms and toilets.Find out more
Lack of sanitary products can keep girls out of school. LaunchPad changes that, and empowers female entrepreneurs too.Find out more
70% Program Expenses
Things like school materials, salaries for program staff, books, bags and building materials.
Things like marketing, salaries for fundraising staff, our ambassador program, online fundraising platform, dresses and posters.
Things like public liability insurance, printing, stationery, merchant fees and a proportion of salaries.