News & Updates

“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 […]

Five reasons to be excited about WISER in 2018

After a tremendous 2017, the WISER team is ready to look forward to the new year.  There are plenty of things to be excited about in 2018, not the least of which is our ongoing expansion as we continue our journey to double in size by 2020. But growth is happening across all of WISER’s […]

“The Most Important Link”: A WISER supporter story

Alex traveled to WISER in 2009, when buildings were still under construction and there were no students yet on WISER’s campus. After the early death of his aunt, Alex took time off from working as an engineer to turn his grief into something positive for others. He joined us in Muhuru Bay to help design […]