SIGCLE is committed to thorough research on various issues affecting the girl child and how they can be effectively tackle.
With Access to Education a Girl Can Do Amazing Things
Only 57% of African Children are enrolled in Primary education. Only 33% children eventually complete school n Africa. For every 100 boys, there are only 83 girls enrolled at primary school. Join SAPPHIRE INITIATIVE FOR GIRL-CHILD LITERACY & EMPOWERMENT to help more girl child in Africa to Learn, succeed, and lead change.
About Sapphire Initiative for Girl-Child Literacy & Empowerment (SIGCLE)
Through the education and empowerment that SIGCLE provides, these resilient girls and young women are transforming their lives, and the lives of many other vulnerable children in their communities.
SIGCLE promotes girl-child education in most affected rural communities in Northern Nigeria and advocates for enforceable legislations that will protect and promote the fundamental rights of the girl-child in Africa.
SIGCLE discourages all socio-cultural and economic reasons that promote early/forced girl-child marriage in Africa.
SIGCLE enhances learning environment for basic education in Nigeria.
SIGCLE provides socio-economic empowerment for all disadvantaged women in rural communities and provides essential support and empowerment for all physically challenged persons in rural communities.
Facts And Figures About Girl-Child Challenge in Africa
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Percent of African Children are enrolled in Primary education
Percent of children eventually complete school in Africa
girls for every 100 boys, are only enrolled at primary school
Percent of illiterate girls in Africa become pregnant
All of our programs begin with an individual girl in rural Africa. We look at the world from her perspective, and work with communities to dismantle the barriers to her education, and to a life of independence and leadership.
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Navigating adolescence is hard; the challenges that girls and boys face as they transition from childhood to adulthood are unique. Luckily, SIGCLE know how to help make it a little easier.
Our Incorporated Board of Trustees
Our Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall control and strategic direction of SIGCLE. They meet regularly to discuss, decide and review our strategies and programs and receive reports and updates from executive directors. Our trustees work for SIGCLE voluntarily to make sure we’re doing all we can to reach and improve the lives and livelihood of the Girls-Child