“It is up to us”: WISER’s student president speaks out

“For many years, girls have been discriminated against. Sometimes, they are given unequal opportunities. Sometimes, they face FGM (female genital mutilation). Sometimes, their parents refuse to send them to school. So, it is up to us, the girls, to advocate for these rights.”  Linah is the perfect picture of a young leader. She is confident, […]

The WISER Girls need your support to win the Girl Fund Campaign

From March 1st to March 15th, WISER will be competing in the GlobalGiving Girl Fund: a two week competition that rewards girl-focused nonprofits with thousands of dollars in support throughout the calendar year. In 2017, WISER earned a spot in the inaugural Girl Fund thanks to the incredible show of support from the Global WISER […]

“Changing the Value of Girls”: A WISER supporter story

Rachael Bennett has been involved with WISER for nearly ten years. She launched one of our earliest partner school programs, bringing students from the US to WISER’s campus in rural Kenya, and has continued to support WISER since then. We sat down with Rachael to learn just what it is about WISER that motivates her […]