Girls' development

Girls on the Run

citizen sector

Mission: We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Girls on the Run is a life-changing, experiential learning programs for girls age eight to thirteen years old. The programs combine training for a 3.1 mile running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts. The goals of the programs are to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development.

Las Mujeres en el Deporte: El Juego Continúa

Spanish

El equipo de Changemakers & Nike continúan cambiando el juego para las mujeres en el deporte. El Desafío Gamechangers creó una comunidad global de actores comprometidos en ampliar la participación de las mujeres en el deporte con cientos de propuestas innovadoras. Ahora queremos continuar estimulando el debate entre sus participantes de América Latina.

Girl Circus

hybrid

Girl Circus day camps improve body consciousness, body positivity and self confidence in girls through vigorously active circus activity camps. With professional teachers girls learn hooping, juggling balancing, tumbling, partners macro, singing, dancing,

Poop With A Smile (PWAS)

citizen sector

Today globally, over 2.5 billion (1 in 3) people worldwide don’t have access to a safe, clean and private toilet and most of them live in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia according to WHO. According to UNICEF, over 1800 children a day die from diarrhea disease due to lack of safe water, sanitation and basic hygiene. Access to safe and clean pit toilets is the best approach to improve the health and well-being of children while building healthy and stronger communities

Pass It on Trust Uganda

hybrid

Passing on skills project economically empowers the girl child against early child marriages to make them more entreprising,for each girl trained an entire family benefits as the girls teach their families to generate their own income providing funds to keep them in school and out of early marriage

Bora Wear

According to a 2013 report by the United Nations Development Program, there are roughly one million unemployed young women in Kenya, who cannot find work in the formal or the jua kali (informal) sector. Given this massive problem, Bora Wear's goal is to sell production knowledge to motivated groups of girls, so they can develop their own manufacturing facilities of 5-10 individuals, what we call micro-manufacturing. Our focus is to make these groups both self-sustaining and capable of producing consistently high quality products.

Location

Nairobi
Kenya
1° 17' 43.8396" S, 36° 49' 15.8052" E
English

SurvivorHood Tanzania

hybrid

SurvivorHood is a non-profit organization that uses performing arts and creative writing as a tool to engage, educate and empower young women and men for personal and social transformation preparing them to become leaders and changemakers so they can experience the world of limitless opportunities.

Social Changher

hybrid

Social Changher finds solutions to issues plaguing Philadelphia by listening to her story. We host in-person storytelling workshops as well as digital storytelling workshops for women and girls. The stories are archived on social media to facilitate dialogue between community and decision makers.

Project Reservoir

citizen sector

They are group of students trying to make a difference in this big world by not only reducing invasive phragmites in our urban area, but finding uses for them, "post-cut." We are middle school students from the Christa McAuliffe School (P.S #28) in Jersey City, NJ.

KIDSPRENEUR INITIATIVE (KI)

 Nigerian youths tackle daily series of problems such as poverty, unemployment, conflicts and diseases. This problem therefore, will demand that the youths be empowered with creative problem-solving skills.

Location

NASARAWA STATE
Nigeria
8° 38' 0.9168" N, 8° 7' 47.9064" E
English

Pad Heaven Initiative

hybrid

In Kenya, up to 80% of girls entering primary school never complete primary education. One of the reasons is lack of sanitary pads, as they end up missing many school days during their periods. Most families living on less than a dollar a day cannot afford to buy sanitary pads for their girls

The Education Tree

for profit

The Education Tree is an organization created to foster and facilitate all forms of education with a goal to lay special emphasis on the holistic development of the individual. Learning has come to a standstill, threatened due to a failure of endorsing a holistic approach. It believes in a comprehen

Mentor Ed

citizen sector

Our mission is to make learning and continuous professional development easily accessible and affordable for teachers and school administrators.
Revenue generated will be dedicated to supporting children’s access to quality education and improving conditions of schools in rural communities.

Ladify

hybrid

About 30% of young Cameroonian girls are uneducated and lack skills in areas of leadership and trade. Ladify will be a local initiative empowering ladies via free basic education, tailoring, handicrafts, design and business-leadership trainings . They will also gain practical business skills.

Ladify

hybrid

Ladify empowers young Cameroonian Ladies through free inspirational instruction and practical tailoring trainings to make them excel in society.

KadAfrica

hybrid

KadAfrica builds resilient farming communities centered around the empowerment of young women. 1500 out of school girls have gained sustainable livelhood options as young agro-entrepreneurs cultivating passion fruit, while reinvigorating commercial fruit farming in Western Uganda.

Workbench

citizen sector

A Fab Lab is a place where you can make just about anything.

We're running pop-up Fab Labs in libraries where anyone can learn how to use 3D printers, CNC machines, electronics and coding to solve problems and make new things.

This pilot is the first step towards a full-scale lab in Dublin.

Be Girl

for profit

Lack of access to sanitary products prevents millions of girls to complete an education. Be Girl intervenes in this leverage point, by offering a high performance sanitary product that has the convenience and leak-proof performance of disposable pads with the affordability of disposable pads.

Be The Change Project

citizen sector

Be The Change Project is a social enterprise which seeks to mentor young school girls on the values of acquiring artisan skills in addition to formal education. Apart from impacting culinary skills, it plans to host a Home Economics and Lifestyle challenge to equip home economics laboratories.

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