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About Us

Our Mission

As a holistic girl-driven organization, Girls Empowerment Sierra Leone (GESL) nurtures and transforms girls into effective leaders and social change agents in their communities to realize their dreams.

GESL offers comprehensive year-round support and programming to girls while giving them the knowledge, tools, resources, and networks to make an impact in their own lives and communities.

Our Vision

“A world with a  new generation of powerful young women leaders and change makers  who are well positioned and equipped to change their societies.”

Our Approach

We provide self-development and empowerment programs for communities led by school going girls to bring out their leadership potential, develop their skills, ensure safe space for sisterhood and peer to peer learning, and provide enrichment opportunities for their future growth and learning. 


We are intentional about keeping girls in school and we do this through an innovative self development and knowledge hub through out key programmatic areas 

Which focus on  self-development at the core  and the following priorities including: 


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Skills development focused on:

Leadership and Skills Development

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Activism focused on:

Advocacy and Social Change

Well-being focused on:

Wellness Education on

physical & mental well-being

Academic Enrichment focused on:

Academic support and learning

Girls Empowerment Sierra Leone

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