UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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In the rural areas and urban slums where we work, chances of attending university are extremely low, especially if you are a girl. We provide university scholarships for the brightest and most determined girls, so they can build a career and contribute to the community and the world.

In 2013, we offered two university scholarships and today, we have over 300 girls attending universities on scholarships.

The costs of the scholarship not only cover tuition, room and board, it ensures the student is equipped to succeed with a laptop and can attend an annual conference hosted by One Girl Can in Kenya. The university conference introduces the girls to inspiring speakers, practical workshops with new skills they can apply immediately and a network to other ambitious girls and leaders who will help ensure lifelong success in all their endeavours.

When you provide a girl a scholarship, it means more than just financial support. You have an opportunity to develop an authentic relationship through regular letter exchanges and encourage them on their journey to write their own future.

Students are enrolled in either a three year – three semester program or a four year, two semester program. A full scholarship is $14,000 to cover the entirety of a girl’s university education for both options.

For a 3-year program, an annual university scholarship is $4,600 a year (or $383/month). For the 4-year program, it costs $3,500 a year (or $292/month).

HOW IS MY DONATION ALLOCATED?

• Tuition (including room and board)
• Living allowances
• Laptop and school supplies
• 2-day annual leadership conference
• Internship mentorship and coaching
• Kenya office support

GIVE A UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

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"Education will give me knowledge of the world around me and change it into something better.

I will enlighten the society by helping girls achieving their dreams specifically those from humble backgrounds."

MARTHA

She wants to be an accountant

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"I have witnessed some bright girls just go uneducated and I wish to give them a chance to take part in changing the world.

I am a hardworking girl who is always determined and focused to achieve my anything that I want."

JESINTA

She wants to be a finance manager

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"I want to continue with my education, which I believe will enable to be successful so that I can help my siblings and my mother have a better life."

CHARITY

She wants to be an accountant

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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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