This initiative is a collaboration between People’s Postcode Lottery and GFC.
Our partners in this initiative are women- and youth-led organizations addressing the barriers girls face in accessing education and reaching their full potential by:
GFC is providing these local organizations with flexible funding and capacity development services to support their growth and effectiveness.
This initiative is an expansion of the Ending Violence, Empowering Girls initiative in Liberia and Sierra Leone, which addresses the root causes of violence against girls by empowering adolescent girls to advance their rights.
Action pour le Développement et la Protection de la Famille (ADPF) is committed to improving education and health outcomes for those most affected by poverty, loss, and conflict. ADPF works with schools, communities, and the local government to reintegrate out-of-school children, especially girls, into school.
Founded by a 17-year-old girl, Club des Jeunes Filles Leaders de Guinée (CJFL-G) is an association of girls and young women activists aged 14 to 24 who are committed to fighting child marriage, female genital cutting, and any other form of violence and discrimination against girls and women. CJFL-G also works to keep girls in school.
Femme Autonome Espoir de Demain-Guinée (FAED-G) is led by young women who have succeeded in their education and are united to pool their knowledge and experiences to address cultural and educational barriers facing disadvantaged children, especially girls.
Génération Femme du Troisième Millénaire (GFM3) is a national organization that contributes to local development by improving the living conditions of women, youth, and children in rural and peri-urban areas. GFM3’s areas of focus include education for all; gender equity and women’s rights; and the protection of children’s rights.
Protection contre les Violences sur les Femmes, Enfants, la Paix dans les communautés et l’Environnement (PROVIFEPE) promotes gender equality, girls’ education, and the protection of children against harmful practices in rural communities in Nzérékoré, Guinea.
SILOE, which means “river of healing,” promotes and protects the rights and wellbeing of children in urban and peri-urban areas. The organization works with communities, schools, young people, and authorities to remove barriers to girls’ education.
Union des Jeunes Dynamiques de Man (UJDM) is a group of young people committed to promoting peace and solidarity among young people as well as building their capacity to be agents of change in their communities.
Header photo: Team members from Femme Autonome Espoir de Demain-Guinée in Guinea and SILOE in Cote d’Ivoire. © GFC
Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.
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