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Lulu Community Empowerment Project

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Lulu Community Empowerment Project aims to empower rural women to move into prosperity and to improve their living conditions as a result of active and sustainable participation in governance and viable tourism projects in Samburu, Kenya.

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Light Ethiopia

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Light Ethiopia provides tools for self-sufficiency and sustainability in distressed communities in Ethiopia. Light Ethiopia seeks to motivate, train, and assist people to improve the quality of life through provision of educational support for children and girls who have no access to education due to poverty. Light Ethiopia is involved in the provision of quality social services in Ethiopia such as health and education specifically for children and girls.

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Hope Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship (Tanzania)

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Hope Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is a non-governmental organization that empowers the community with social entrepreneurship knowledge in order to develop alternative solutions to tackle social problems including ending early child marriage, ending violence against women and ending FGM. HOFOSE involve members of the community in generating ideas to tackle these issues in their surrounding localities. HOFOSE transform these sustainable ideas into projects to solve the problems of a particular community and then mobilize for start-up grants or funds to implement the idea.

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Hats Community Empowerment Programme (Ghana)

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HACEP-Ghana is Tamale based youth-led organization that implements Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and HIV/AIDS prevention programmes for girls, women and youth. Since 2008, the organization has consistently offered comprehensive, reliable, and youth friendly SRHR and HIV prevention information and services to girls, women and youth in northern Ghana. HACE-Ghana is the first youth-led organization targeting young people by young people in the region and has reached over 10,000 young people since its establishment.

HACEP-Ghana has successfully launched a national youth-led movement of young people from across the ten regions of Ghana to end FGM, Child Early and Forced Marriage in Ghana within a generation called Youth4Change Ghana Movement. HACEP-Ghana are passionate about inspiring action on girls’ rights and ending Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Child Marriage within a generation. 

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GoWoman Magazine (Ghana)

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GoWoman is a bi-annual magazine for African women who find a way when there isn’t one. GoWoman covers stories of pioneers, go-getters, and self-starters from Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Liberia and aim to cover stories from all of Anglophone West Africa. GoWoman say that often the story of the African woman is incomplete. The stories about her struggles are rehashed whilst the stories about her resilience and her triumphs remain untold. GoWoman Magazine strives to tell the full story.

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Girl Child Development and Support Initiative

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Girl Child Development and Support Initiative is a non-governmental, not for profit organisation that advocates, researches and carries out interventions and work towards the advancement and development of the Nigerian Girl Child. The organisation aims to contribute to the elimination and reduction of issues that affect young and growing girls through advocacy, research and effective interventions and to create safe spaces for Nigerian girls.

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Pastoralist Child Foundation

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The mission of Pastoralist Child Foundation is to eradicate FGM and forced marriages of girls in Pastoralist communities throughout Samburu County. Pastoralist Child Found provides educational sponsorships for girls to attend secondary boarding schools and also educational workshops for girls - teaching them about FGM, child marriage, teen pregnancy, rape, HIV/AIDS/STD's, the female reproductive system, self-awareness, child rights, resisting violence, health and sanitation.

The Founder & Director of Pastoralist Child Foundation is a Samburu warrior fighting for girls' rights and is the first Samburu warrior to start an organization to eradicate FGM and child marriage. 

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Ramat Community Empowerment Programme (RACEP)

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RACEP is an indigenous, people centred organization that aims to support pastoralist communities in Samburu to empower themselves and transform their lives. RACEP provides information, opportunities and mentorship for girls along with community dialogue forums, training for both women and girls and empowers parents to know the rights of the disabled children and disabled women.

RACEP supports girls to access to education; empowers girls and the community to know their rights; and sensitizes the community on negative tradition that affects the girl child e.g FGM, early marriages, forced abortions, early pregnancies and discrimination.

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Safehaven Development Initiative (SDI)

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SDI is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Nigeria. SDI gives support services to vulnerable women, girls and communities by educating them on issues of sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, human rights and gender-based violence.

SDI implements a community based basic sexual and reproductive health and human rights education awareness program in rural areas. SDI also campaigns against female genital mutilation, helps women achieve economic stability through job training and basic business skills. With an awareness of their rights these women go on to become leaders in their communities inspiring other women to follow in their steps.

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Kenya Women & Children's Wellness Centre

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In 2009, the Government of Kenya and concerned citizens joined forces with the James R. Jordan Foundation International (“JRJFI”) to develop a legally registered wellness Centre concept and promote the training of a new generation of qualified health care
workers to improve the health care needs of women and children in Kenya and East Africa.
Through its outreach program, Kenya Women & Children’s Wellness Centre (KWCWC) has
been able to establish a GBV prevention program with specific thematic areas addressing the teachers and schools; community and faith based organizations; youth and health workers; provincial administrative leaders and paralegals. The implementation activities are geared towards behavior change in order to entrench a culture that respects the sanctity and dignity of human beings irrespective of gender.
They envision to positively impact the lives of communities in the provision of sustainable and development programs
 
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