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International Day of the Girl

11th October 2017

“The world’s 1.1 billion girls are part of a large and vibrant global generation poised to take on the future. Yet the ambition for gender equality in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlights the preponderance of disadvantage and discrimination borne by girls everywhere on a daily basis.” … UN

The Year’s I.D.G theme is Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls?.

Garden of Hope Foundation will celebrate this day with over 300+ Girls from Kibera slum. This event will start the conversation about opportunities available for girls living in marginalized communities and recognize how girls’ progress is good not only for girls, but also for families, communities and society at large.

The girls will have an opportunity to share their stories through plays,, essays and public speaking.

How can you be involved?

1. You can volunteer your time to be a speaker or a mentor during the event.
2. Donate items like stationery, sanitary towels and other learning materials.
3. What iis your story? You can share with the students.
4. You can partner with us to co-host the event.

Email us through: info@gardenofhopefoundation.org
call: +254 720 875 847


11th October 2017