Impacting the lives of Sierra Leonean girls for 8 years!
Girls Empowerment Sierra Leone (GESL) is a feminist-based organization in Sierra Leone that nurtures and enhances the leadership skills of young girls to become effective advocates and social change agents in their communities.
Our girls say Mentorship by female mentors in our program helps them remain in school!
Our girls say our Leadership programs have helped them become more self confident, aware of themselves and assume leadership roles.
Our girls gain Technology skills needed to help them grow , this is a resource most girls in secondary schools in Sierra Leone do not have access to.
Our girls become change agents and activists and are better equipped to identify problems and develop solutions those problems both on the community and national levels.
Sisterhood & Feminist Relationships
Our girls have fun in our program and build lasting sisterhood and feminist relationships with their peers who they would have never met, and spread this sisterhood to other girls who are not in our program