Providing the inspiration
Every African girl deserves the opportunity and support to unlock her full potential. W.E. Can lead is providing the inspiration, education and assistance to change girls’ lives and create leaders of tomorrow
A girl in Sierra Leone struggles against vast challenges.
W.E. Can Lead is working for a world in which girls can overcome these challenges
to develop confidence and personal life skills, complete secondary school and exercise
their leadership potential
More than one quarter (28%) of adolescent girls age 15-19 are already mothers or pregnant with their first child
33% of girls of secondary school age are out of school
The median age at first marriage for women is 18 years.
Source: EPDC extraction of MICS dataset 2010, UNESCO UIS 2012 and the DHS Sierra Leone 2013
Through our after school clubs and leadership development program we are working with girls to dream big
and re-imagine their futures