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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PRESS RELEASE: Kimbra releases exclusive record on a mission to empower vulnerable girls living in poverty in East Africa Grammy and Aria Awards winner, Kimbra has joined forces with international non-profit organisation, So They Can to elevate the voices of vulnerable girls in East Africa. The exclusive record ‘Leave No Girl Behind’ is named after…

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This week, we’re thrilled to announce that after 6 years of training and working alongside this incredible group of women, our Sew Women Can project in Kenya is now successfully standing and operating on its own.   Led by Amie Stead, So They Can’s amazing Project Manager, this group of women have worked tirelessly over…

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With COVID-19 keeping borders closed and planes grounded this year, our annual trip to climb Mt Kilimanjaro was postponed. So instead, we thought we’d take you on a virtual tour of Tanzania and Kenya through the eyes of one of our amazing supporters, Karen Coleman. Here, Karen shares her experience travelling to Africa not once,…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions of children this year and, while many have been lucky enough to return to school, our students in Kenya have been forced to remain at home until January 2021. For many, their education may not have just been put on hold; it’s predicted that girls in particular are 16%…

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