WGEP Literacy Classes Increase Women’s Independence

WGEP employs a holistic and comprehensive approach to dismantling the barriers that limit girls’ access to education. In addition to our scholarship program for primary, secondary and university students, we also provide complementary interventions including tutoring, mentoring, health workshops and Read full story

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