As you read this, young girls around the world are having their educational opportunities taken from before their eyes due to a number of gender-based issues. Female genital cutting (also referred to as female genital mutilation) and child marriage are two of the most prevalent gender-based violence issues, resulting in the loss of young girls’…

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about school holidays? For many of us, it might involve spending quality time with family, playing with friends or exploring new parts of our community, country and world. However for lots of girls — particularly those in Africa — their school holidays’ experience is…

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Meet Napir — an English and Science teacher at Endamaghai Primary School, and a supervisor of our Keeping Girls in School project.   Keeping Girls in School exists to educate girls and their families on the importance of education for girls. The project provides guiding and counselling sessions on performance improvement, distribution of sanitary towels and…

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Meet Chamkal. Chamkal escaped female genital cutting and early marriage when So They Can offered to sponsor her through school. Our Family Strengthening Program ensures that Chamkal and her 9 siblings receive the education, food and support for the future they deserve.      Name: Chamkal Age: 13 Location: Tiaty constituency, East Pokot Sub county,…

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