OUR PROGRAMS

ANNUAL SUMMIT

Our annual summit is a 3-day program that gathers young sierra Leonean girls to participate in leadership development workshops.

YEAR-ROUND MENTORSHIP WORKSHOPS

A series of workshops led and facilitated by Sierra Leonean women mentors to enhance the learning of girls in the area of leadership, sexual and reproductive health rights , and technology and community development. Mentors also provide year round support to GESSL girls.

MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

In addition to the mentorship workshops, in 2016, GESSL launched a mentorship program which matches influential and professional women leaders in Sierra Leone and the Diaspora with GESSL girls to enhance their mentorship experience.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

A yearlong project led by GESSL girls within their schools and communities to solve and address pertinent issues important to their peers and communities.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO FAMILIES

A program established to provide emergency support to families represented by

GESSL participants in the event of crisis and disaster.

NATIONAL PROJECT

A yearlong project led by GESSL girls in their fourth year in the program to engage in advocacy efforts to solve broader issues on a national level

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GIRLS EMPOWERMENT SIERRA LEONE

GESL nurtures and enhances the leadership skills of  young girls to become effective advocates and social change agents in their communities.  

 

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Affiliations and Conflict of Interest Policy 

GESL is a not for profit community-based organization. The members of the Board of Directors, Advisory Board and any Employees as well as Partners of GESL shall avoid political affiliations and conflicts of interest which may suggest the appearance of impropriety on the part of the organization.