HIGH SCHOOL SPONSORSHIP
WHY THIS PROGRAM?
Our High School Sponsorship program aims to provide girls with the educational foundation they need to go and pursue their dreams. The program sponsors students’ fees, basic supplies, accommodation and food. We also run girls' clubs in schools, which provide both sponsored students and other disadvantaged girls with career guidance, emotional support, and leadership training. After taking part in this program, girls have the education as well as the confidence to go out into the world and become leaders when they graduate.
1. Continued education
Sponsorship ensures girls don't drop out, and continue their education.
2. Higher achievement
School supplies & less stress result in improved academic performance.
3. Confidence building
Girls learn they are valuable and that they can achieve their dreams.
4. Future planning
Girls' clubs help girls to plan for their future families and careers.
5. Emotional Stability
We create strong relationships with students so they feel supported.
6. Girls Leading
The program is led by student alumni, who gain leadership skills themselves.
ONE GIRLS TO SCHOOL = $300 PER YEAR / $25 PER MONTH
For just $300 per year or $25 per month, a girl can receive high school sponsorship which includes her school fees, school supplies, food, accommodation, career guidance and emotional support.
Our goals for this program are simple: provide girls who would otherwise continue a life of poverty with the chance to pursue a high school education and have a greater chance at employability and change-making. While learning academics is crucial to girls' success, so is building their confidence and teaching them to set goals and make plans to achieve them so they are able to build a future for themselves as independent young women.
SHORT TERM GOALS
- Increase sponsorship program by 75 girls
- Reach 400 girls per year through girls' club meetings
- Ensure 30% of girls with grades to proceed to university
MEDIUM TERM GOALS
- Sponsor high school education for 250 girls per year
- Reach 500 girls per year through girls' club meetings
- Ensure 40% of girls with grades to proceed to university
LONG TERM GOALS
- Sponsor 300 girls per year through sustainable funding
- Reach 600 girls per year through girls' club meetings
- Ensure 50% of girls with grades to proceed to university
998 TOTAL GIRLS SPONSORED
Over the years, we have sponsored a total of 998 girls to attend high school.
9,000 FOOD PACKAGES DISTRIBUTED
We distribute food so hunger does not affect their academic performance.
5,000 COUNSELING SESSIONS CONDUCTED
Counseling ensures girls can deal with the emotional stress they experience.
840 GIRLS' CLUB MEETINGS HELD
Girls clubs ensure girls have the confidence and guidance to succeed.
10 PARENT MEETINGS HOSTED
Parent meetings ensure they know how to support their girls in high school.
10 ALUMNI TRAINED TO LEAD SPONSORSHIP
10 student alumni have been equipped to lead our sponsorship program.
OUR WORK ON THE MAP
With this interactive map, you can see where we have sponsored students and girls' clubs running in Ghana's Northern Region. To view the work we are doing to support girls at various high schools, simply click on one of the points on the map and start exploring.
To have a further look, click on the icon in the top left corner of the map, and then click on the box on the bottom left hand corner. This will give you 'Earth view'. Get up close and personal by zooming in.
866 GIRLS WHO WERE AT RISK OF DROPPING OUT HAVE GRADUATED
48% OF SPONSORED GIRLS WENT ON TO PURSUE A TERTIARY DEGREE
21% OF SPONSORED GIRLS ARE ENGAGED IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
EMPOWER A GIRL TO FULFILL HER POTENTIAL.
Consider becoming a monthly sponsor or making a one time donation to help a girl climb out of poverty, and take her family and community with her.