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About One Girl Can

Our story began in 2008 but since then, a scholarship and mentorship program was established and the three pillars of the program were born: We Build. We Educate. We Mentor.

Meet the Founder

Originally from Africa, Lotte is passionate about ending poverty and gender inequality because of the inequalities she witnessed growing up. Learn more about her story growing the organization over the last 12 years.

The Canadian Board

We are proud to have a board that spans diverse background and experiences. Our Canadian board is made up of strong female entrepreneurs, who provide support and help drive the direction of the organization.

The Kenya Board

It is critical for One Girl Can to be on the ground in Kenya and ensuring the success of the organization. Our board is made up of strong, business leaders and contributors to the communities in Kenya.

Our Partners

We are incredibly lucky to have the strongest supporters to help us work towards a more gender equal world. Thank you to our amazing partners and volunteers.

Ambassadors

One Girl Can ambassador, Mackenzie Davis strongly believes is the way to break poverty and oppression. She is a dedicated advocate to creating a gender-equal world.

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What can my donation provide For a Sponsor a high school student

$50Help fund tuition for a high school girl

$250Fund six months of high school for a girl

$500Fully sponsor a girl for one year, including tuition and board

$21Fund six months of high school for a girl

$42Fully sponsor a girl for one year, including tuition and board

$84Fully sponsor two girls for one year, including tuition and board

What can my donation provide For a Sponsor a university student

$300Co-sponsor a university student

$500Buy a laptop for a first year university student

$1000Cover tuition expenses for a university student for one year

$3500Fully sponsor a girl for one year of university, including tuition, living expenses and laptop

$25Co-sponsor a university student

$42Buy a laptop for a first year university student

$84Cover tuition expenses for a university student for one year

$292Fully sponsor a girl for one year of university, including tuition, living expenses and laptop

What can my donation provide For a Build A School

$50Buy 35 cinderblocks to help build one wall of a classroom at Ushirika School.

$100Buy 4 bags of cement to help the building of Ushirika School.

$250Buy a door and framing for a classroom at Ushirika School.

$10Your monthly donation buys 44 cinderblocks to help build a wall at Ushirika School

$17Your monthly donation buys a window for a classroom for Ushirika School

$25Your monthly donation buys a desk and bench for 2 students at Ushirika School

What can my donation provide For a Unrestricted Donation

$50Your donation can help to give one desk and bench for two students.

$100Provide school spirit with two sets of sports uniforms for 25 girls so they can stay active while at school.

$250Further the voices of tomorrow with one desktop computer for journalism club.

$10Outfit a girls sports team with two sets of uniforms.

$50Promote performance and fine arts education for girls by supporting with musical instruments for music and dance groups.

$66Can help provide a water tank adequate for drinking water for a whole school.

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