SEGEI helps adolescent girls and young women find and use their voices and talents to be advocates for themselves and other girls/women and break through cultural and social barriers.
SEGEI supports the educational attainment and healthy physical and emotional development of adolescent girls and women. We support adolescent girls to complete secondary school, pursue university degrees, and live healthy lives.
SEGEI highlights and utilizes the talents of adolescent girls and women to promote women’s empowerment and improve communities.
Of the over 62 million girls who are not in school globally, 34 million are adolescent girls. Basic literacy skills are lower among girls than boys. SEGEI supports girls to enroll and stay in school through mentorship, provision of school supplies and supplemental scholarships, and literacy
Young women aged 15-24 years account for 22% of all new HIV infections globally and have infection rates twice as high as their male counterparts. Many girls lack adequate knowledge on health issues that affect women, most notably risks of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
Girls need personal and social skills to protect their bodies and thrive socially. SEGEI partners with local groups including government agencies and ministries, community organizations, and religious institutions to provide girls and young women with entrepreneurial/vocational
By contributing to the SEGEI Scholarship Fund you ensure that girls are not denied an education because of their inability to afford it.
Many driven and exceptional young women are denied the opportunity for higher education due to lack of money. This fund provides supplemental scholarships to assist young women in low-resource settings to pursue a university degree. All donations are tax deductible.