Help WGEP fight poverty through girls’ education! Host a party, donate, volunteer or simply spread the word.

NDAJEE! Fundraising Gala

WGEP’s primary fundraising event, “NDAJEE!” is held annually in Chicago each fall. NDAJEE! is a fun and inspiring event that celebrates the impact of education and empowerment for girls and supports WGEP’s work in Senegal and Kenya.


This year’s event is on October 5th at Nellcôte. Buy tickets or become a sponsor HERE!


Join us as we get together for girls’ education! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and an address by Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta, co-founders of LuminAID! WGEP is partnering with LuminAID to provide 4,000 solar lanterns to students in our USAID-funded Our Sisters Read program, enabling students to do their homework and read after dark.


This year’s event will feature a performance by Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago!




A Live Auction with exciting items such as


Additional Guests of Honor include:


Sue Crothers, Event Chair


Erin Sarofsky, Honorary Chair

Co-Director, Girl Rising

Creative Director & Owner, Sarofsky Corp.


Jerome McDonnell, Emcee

Host of Worldview, WBEZ Chicago Public Radio



Donate to WGEP—Every Dollar Counts

Your support at any level will help WGEP in our mission to fight global poverty by educating girls.

Volunteer with WGEP

There are many ways to volunteer at WGEP—plan your own “mini-fundraiser” at your home, business or place of worship; join one of our volunteer committees for development, our annual fundraiser, etc.; or volunteer at NDAJEE!, our fundraising gala.

Internships at WGEP

WGEP offers unpaid internship opportunities to undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students in the Chicago area who want to learn more about nonprofit management, the issues of global poverty and girls’ education, and the Chicago global development community.

WGEP Young Professional’s Board

For more information or to apply, contact us at


Attend their happy hour fundraiser on June 23rd! Purchase tickets HERE!

Spread the Word!

Tell your friends and family about WGEP and the importance of girls’ education and empowerment!