The West Africa region groups together the following Anglophone and Francophone countries:
- Burkina Faso
- Sierra Leone
- The Gambia
FAWE’s work is to encourage governments, international organisations and local communities to enact policies and provide positive learning environments that treat girls and boys equally. …
FAWE 9th GENERAL ASSEMBLY
“Sustaining the momentum through diverse partnerships.”…
Ahmed Maalim, 19 years - Kenya
A third born in a family of 8, and the only one who has had a chance in education this far, Ahmed’s father passed on while he was in Class 7 in 2003. Narrates Ahmed, “This was just few months after my aunt transferred me to Nyeri from Moyale where she could enroll me to a school. Soon after she got divorced, and I was taken a children’s home. But i could not cope because most of the children were taking drugs. I approached the head teacher at Nyamachaki Primary school and begged him to give me a chance in his school.
13 August 2014
16 June 2014
Beatrice Anyango Ochieng, 23 years - Kenya
“I was just 8 years old when my parents died. My relatives took care of me but unfortunately, I got pregnant in class 8 and dropped out of school before the final examination. I got married but by the grace of God through FAWE, I joined form one at Kitmikai Day Secondary School in Kisumu. FAWE supported me through secondary school and I attained a grade B- in form four K.C.S.E exams. FAWE made me confident.