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Nova Stevens

Think like a queen: Nova Stevens

Introducing our newest ambassador: Nova Stevens. As an advocate for racial injustice and gender equality, she uses her platform with Miss Universe to make her voice heard.

Irene Muinde

Her time to Lead

Irene knew she was on the path to achieve great things when she was six years old. Now, she is an incredible leader and mentor to all the girls in the program.

Her Story: Vivian

We first met Vivian in 2017 when she earned a One Girl Can scholarship. Now, she is entering University and we are so inspired by her drive to support and give back to her mom and older sister.

Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl, a day to recognize the unique barriers girls around the world face due to gender discrimination, is coming up on October 11. Read more to learn why you should support girls and how you can take action for global gender equality.

Ushirika takes action

As a response to COVID-19 school closures, Ushirika School founder, David Kitavi, started a program to continue mentoring students. Read more to learn about how the program is helping girls in the Kibera slums.

Millicent's Story: Defying Gender Norms

Millicent recently graduated from university with a journalism degree. She's always had a strong voice, education gave her the platform to use it to change the world. Learn more out her story.

Donor Spotlight: Ritz

After escaping political unrest in Laos, Ritz's family escaped to a refugee camp in Thailand for two years before being sponsored to come to Canada. Now, as a successful business owner, she supports six girls with their education. Find out more about her incredible story.

Meet our youngest supporter!

Meet Betsy - an 8 year old from the UK with a goal. When she went to Kenya for the first time at 7 years old, she discovered her passion for helping other girls. She is cycling 16 miles to help raise money for the two girls she sponsors.

Wincate’s Story: From Poverty to Medical School

Growing up in a slum in Kenya, Wincate's opportunities are limited but that didn't stop her from making the most of everything she's been given. Learn more about how she's overcome challenges to fulfill her dream of becoming a doctor.

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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 Ushirika COVID-19 Relief

$50Provides one girl with three lunches per week for two months.

$75Provides one girl with three lunches a week and sanitary napkins for three months.

$150Provides one girl with three lunches a week and sanitary napkins for six months.

$10Provide continued support for 12 high school girls in the Kibera slum.

$20Provide continued support for 24 high school girls in the Kibera slum.

$30Provide continued support for 36 high school girls in the Kibera slum.

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