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Recent Impact

Some highlights from the 2015-16 school year include:

  • 103 girls are enrolled in high-quality neighborhood schools
  • 9 girls graduated and are attending college, nine more are in professional school
  • 100 women are participating in neighborhood microfinance groups, learning basic accounting and business skills.
  • 40 Big Sisters mentor younger girls in the program
  • Special training sessions for women’s management groups support girls in their communities in school, prevent school dropouts, and save girls from early marriage.
  • The new community center continues to be a vital resource for girls and women in the community; initiatives include a library and reading program, after-school tutoring, weekly art, theatre, and dance activities.
  • 95% of mothers in the program are engaged in economic activities that are now providing steady incomes and have improved the lives of the girls and their families. The result: better meals, school supplies, clothes, and living conditions.
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Girls from Ecole Savior

Girls in school! These are the girls who have most recently been sponsored through Girls to School, thanks to our amazing donors.

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Microloans + Education = An End to Poverty

Almost half the children in the world are living in poverty. According to UNICEF, over 93 million children are out of school – the majority: girls. Girls to School is addressing this injustice in West Africa through established… Read More

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Future site of Community Center

Thanks to generous support, it has been a remarkable year for girls and women in Nouakchott, Mauritania. Girls to School purchased land for a community center. This is a turning point for the girls and women in ANFE’s… Read More

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