Out of the 700 million illiterate adults in the world, 2/3 are women. Helping a girl attain a secondary education makes a big difference for the student and her community. For each year of secondary education, a girl’s future earnings increase by 15 to 25%. Furthermore, girls with a secondary education are healthier, delay childbearing, and enjoy greater equity within their marriages.
The GROW program provides funding for tuition, books, uniforms, and whatever is standing in the way for these girls in need, wherever they are.Whizzco