We believe that investing in education and skills training for girls and low income earning women can be a powerful way to reduce gaps that often put children with low social and economic status at a disadvantage.
Research shows that the returns on early childhood education investments are highest among children from impoverished communities, for whom these opportunities may serve as a stepping stone out of poverty.
Contributing to educating low income earning women and children from impoverished communities through scholarships and vocational training.
What We've Achieved
- Provided training in jewellery making, baking and tailoring for three groups of low income earning women for 2 years.
- Initially getting 27 street children off the streets and into a partner school where they were housed and had 3 meals a day. Almost a third of those children chose to stay on and have been reintegrated back into family homes and skills training or school.
- Education sponsorships for 30 boys and girls in Togo for 2 years.
- Paid rent for 2 years for an orphanage with 50 children in Lomé.
- Weekly Feeding and football coaching sessions for 3 years with vulnerable street children to engage them and get them off the streets and back into a family home and education.
- Donated Over 150 kg worth of medical supplies and equipment to community clinics in 2 districts.
- Donations of clothing and sports equipment to 40 boys and girls in Kpomé, Togo.
- 3 years of donations of food provisions, education materials, sports equipment, clothing, medicine and toys to orphanages in Lomé and Vogan.
- Over 9.000 hours of community service on various projects in Togo.
- 3 years of Christmas meals and presents for over 200 street children in Lomé.
- Acquired 5 hectares of land in Togo for agriculture production, processing and training.
- Acquired 4 hectares of land in The Gambia for agriculture production and training.