Mission and Goals

Mission

Our mission is to support girls' education in a highly impoverished and historically disadvantaged corner of rural South Africa and facilitate our scholars' path toward greater economic and social opportunities as young women.

Primary Goals

•  Keep more top performing girls in school from grades 5 to 12


•  Motivate and reward high achievement 


•  Celebrate girls' academic success and support peer bonds

 

•  Help girls set and achieve goals and improve their life prospects 


 •  Support tertiary or vocational education for program graduates 

Secondary Goals

 •  Create role models for younger girls in the community


•  Engage families to value and prioritize girls' education

 

•   Raise girls' status in a community with a highly patriarchal tradition


•  Raise awareness of the many lifelong benefits of girls'  education