WGEP Scholar Wins National Essay Contest

Sadio is a WGEP Sisters to School scholar from Sokone, Senegal. This past December, she won first place in a national essay contest held by the United Bank for Africa Foundation in Dakar, Senegal. The contest received more than 1,000 Read full story

ARP Program Celebrates its 10th Year

WGEP’s Alternative Rite of Passage program (ARP) is a week-long event that is held each December with our Kenyan partner organization, Tharaka Women’s Welfare Project (TWWP). Called “Circumcision with Words”, this program combats the practice of FGM/C by addressing its cultural Read full story

WGEP Libraries Engage Thousands

WGEP Program Manager Lily Messih and Program Officer Kirsten Turpel recently traveled to Senegal for a field visit and program evaluation. During their stay, they were able to witness firsthand the impressive impact our new library and computer centers are Read full story