(Stay Safe, Healthy, and Empowered)

During the COVID-19 period, GESL in partnership with A Girl At A Time premiered its SHE Initiative.


The SHE series focuses on virtual learning experiences for girls in Sierra Leone to keep them safe, healthy, and empowered during the COVID-19 lockdown period. 


SHE focuses on utilizing a series of mixed media including informational flyers, animated videos, and podcast audio. The project also utilizes radio and television to share the necessary content for the general public. The participants in the program are girls in GESL along with girls in GAA, who were part of the creation process of educational materials as well as part of some of the audio recordings, to encourage other girls to best identify with the material. 


Educational Videos

Focus Areas: The areas that the series covers is as follows:  

  • COVID- 19 Education

  • Mental Well Being

  • Developing my skills

  • Leadership

  • Decision Making

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • My Responsibilities to my Home and my Community




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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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.