News & Updates

WISER Invites Graduating Seniors to Donate Their Graduation

The WISER team is proud to announce the launch of the Donate Your Graduation campaign. Over the next three months, graduating high school and college seniors all around the world are invited to celebrate their big day by giving that same opportunity to girls in rural Kenya. Starting today, graduating seniors can click here to […]

“The Girls are Pure Joy”: A WISER supporter story

Melissa first got involved with WISER while working at Johnson & Johnson and has stayed very close to the WISER girls since then. She has traveled to WISER three times over the last five years and has already signed up to go back again. We sat down with Melissa to hear how the WISER girls […]

WISER Named a Winner of 2018 Girl Fund Campaign

The GlobalGiving Girl Fund has only existed for two years. In both 2017 and 2018, hundreds of nonprofits fought to earn a spot in the fund by winning a highly-competitive fundraising campaign. As of Friday, WISER is now 2 for 2. After a record-breaking 512 donors made a donation in support of the WISER girls […]

“The Greatest Impact”: A WISER supporter story

Andrew works for a scientific company in Maine, where he lives with his wife and two daughters. We sat down with Andrew to hear his thoughts on WISER and learn why he has become so passionate about creating opportunities for girls thousands of miles away. W: What initially drew you to WISER? AK: One of WISER’s […]

“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, […]