Africa Girls Projects

Girl Child Network Zimbabwe Join on Facebook and visit their website here Girl Child Network Zimbabwe

Watch the girls empowerment programs from 1998 to 2009

Girls in Zimbabwe playing at  Chihota Girls Empowerment Village

Girls in Zimbabwe playing at Chihota Girls Empowerment Village

 

Supporting rape survivors with income generating project :Bread making using solar energy

Supporting rape survivors with income generating project :Bread making using solar energy

These are established girls clubs that have an infrastructure. However, they need some follow up, revival, and advanced training in fundraising in order to become sustainable. In addition, they may set up their own networks. Currently, Tier 1 girls’ clubs only exist in Zimbabwe where they have been operating for over 10 years and there are GCNW alumni. Through leadership grooming and support,  alumni has become GCNW Coordinators and have a role in documenting the model and training others. We strongly feel that empowered girls should demonstrate this has been achieved by moving on to lead empowered lives as women. Clubs in Tier 1 will act as host organizations for training for other girls in Africa, with oversight and support from the center.

Edinah Masanga took over the leadership of Girl Child Network Zimbabwe at a time when the organisation faced a number of challenges. After a year of hard work her team have revived girls empowerment clubs and intensified girls leadership programs. Visit their website and learn more  and also how you can support www.gcnzimbabwe.org

Girl Child Network Uganda Click Here

Girls Empowerment programs start in Uganda

Girls Empowerment programs start in Uganda

Memory Bandera a former Girl Child Network member in 1998 at Zengeza 1 High school where Betty Makoni taught founded the organisation and today she has set up many projects for girls. Her team imparts life survival skills through a vocational training center  Global Fund for women and Defence for Children International have supported the work of GCN Uganda . Just follow the amazing work going on two years after being set up.  Take a tour of their work.on  http://www.gcnuganda.org/

Girl Child Network Sierra Leone Click here

Girl Child Network Sierra Leone during a press conference

Girl Child Network Sierra Leone during a press conference

Anita Koroma lived in UK for over a decade and GCN Zimbabwe work inspired  her so much that she sought training from Betty Makoni. To date she has started a fully-fledged organisation in Sierra Leone and trained  many girls in empowerment. Support Anita and the girls to achieve more .

Girl Child Network South Africa Follow on Facebook

Girls club

Girls club

In South Africa the role of the church in supporting girls empowerment is key. GCNW welcomes South Africa chapter.

New request for membership  from South Africa and how encouraging teachers who came from Zimbabwe like one with message below are spreading the model.

l am teaching in South Africa in Mpumalanga Province @ UMzimvelo Combined School & have started a GCN club with other two lady teachers.May you kindly assist us with more relevant information,we want to launch the club & to spread to other schools because we feel there is need for GCN in this area.

Girl Child Network Worldwide success in training other countries 

Our consultancy services have strengthened non affiliate members:Invite us to train your organisation on Girl Child Empowerment Model and like many we have trained today. you will be most effective on girls empowerment work.

Ghana Girls Empowerment Clubs Thriving 

We have trained girls in Ghana on Girl Child Empowerment Model. Through Forward UK there is an independent Ghana Girls Networks doing very well. There is a strong Girls Network doing great in Swaziland which we trained in 2006 We pride ourselves in training girls in Africa to lead. We have done that very well.

Training FORWARD UK Partners on Girl Child Empowerment Model is a great achievement

Training FORWARD UK Partners on Girl Child Empowerment Model is a great achievement

Betty Makoni trainer of FORWARD UK workshop in Sierra Leone

Betty Makoni trainer of FORWARD UK workshop in Sierra Leone

We have trained a number of grassroots leaders in Africa. They are passionate and committed leaders but are in need of support in establishing girls clubs. These affiliates exist in: Ghana, Botswana, Swaziland, Ethiopia, and South Africa. They need support in finding their own identity and in club development. In addition, they need access to the Girls’ Empowerment and Education Fund (GEEF). In order to encourage the development of strategic funding partners, we will teach affiliates to write their own proposals to donor agencies.

Girls Empowerment Clubs in Swaziland thriving 

Swaziland Girls Network thriving.We are the proud trainers on Girl Child Empowerment Model  in Swaziland. Great to see our model helping so many girls in Africa

Swaziland Girls Network thriving.We are the proud trainers on Girl Child Empowerment Model in Swaziland. Great to see our model helping so many girls in Africa

Using Modern Technology to empower girls in Africa to lead

A lot of times we use Technology to reach out to girls to form their girls empowerment clubs- Ghana story 

We have trained some girls in Ghana via skype. We still need to do more sessions. Bad networks are a set back but technology makes it possible for us to share the model.

We have trained some girls in Ghana via skype. We still need to do more sessions. Bad networks are a set back but technology makes it possible for us to share the model.

 

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