What We Do
Why Girls’ Education
Education is a basic human right. However, 100+ million girls worldwide missing from school, which has far-reaching effects on their families, communities, and future generations.
When a girl is educated, everything changes
A girl with an extra year of education can earn 20% more income as an adult.
On avarage, woman invest 90% of their income back into their families and communities.
Some countries lose more than $1 billion a year in GDP by not educating girls to the same level as boys.
If 1% more girls in Ghana were able to enroll in secondary school,Ghana's GDP would rise by $5.5 billion.
14 million girls under the age of 18 will be married this year.
If all girls globally had a secondary education, there would be 75% fewer child marriages.
Half of all births in the developing world are to adolescent girls.
If all mothers completed primary school, maternal deaths would be reduced by two thirds.