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EDUCATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,
TRAINING AND JOB PLACEMENT




The Foundation's Education, Economic Development, Training and Job Placement programs are implemented via its African Girls Education and Mentoring initiative -- A GEM Because Every Girl and Every Woman is A GEM.

The programs work with girls’ secondary schools to develop access to supplemental education that match employment possibilities; and facilitates opportunities for those seeking access to higher education. It supports business and agricultural development opportunities for rural women and girls. Strong and active support from mentors is essential.

Scholarships: Donate financial support to young women and girls to continue education in secondary schools and institutes of higher education.

Arts and Crafts Marketing: Provide advisory services and other support to help in developing markets for arts and crafts produced by participants.

Leadership Training: Enhance speech-making skills and presentations; strengthen leadership skills; build character and self-esteem; work in groups and develop team-building skills.

Preventive Health Education: Disseminate information and financial assistance, speakers/advisors on practical preventive health issues such as: health and nutrition programs, HIV/AIDS prevention, malaria prevention, sports for girls and women and its relation to health and well-being.
 

 

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Last modified: September 10, 2007