News & Updates – Page 2

Why Menstrual Hygiene Choice Matters

One of the main reasons why women and girls throughout the world have lower access to education is a lack of access to menstrual hygiene products. For girls whose families are struggling to get by economically, menstrual hygiene often has to take a backseat to other basic necessities like light, food, and housing. This means […]

WISER Celebrates Second-Ever Alumni Mentorship Day

A celebratory feeling buzzes through the air on WISER’s campus all morning, long before the first guests walk through the gate. Everyone is eager for day’s events—and for good reason, it is WISER’s second-ever Alumni Mentorship Day! WISER alums are equally excited for this homecoming. Dozens of young professionally dressed women flow through the front […]

First WISER Alum to Attend US University Reflects on Her Graduation

Diana Achieng Okeyo was a student in WISER’s first graduating class in 2013. During that final school year for Diana, the WISER team had the chance to sit down with her as she explained that WISER had enabled her to “have big dreams.” True to her word, Diana did dream big. And she continues to […]

New Graduate Linah Speaks about her Journey to University

The year is 2013. The sun is high over the brightly-colored tents at the center of WISER’s campus and WISER’s very first graduating class is sitting up straight in their chairs, proud, confident, and ready to be among the first women in their community to pursue a university education. In one of the back rows, […]

WISER Celebrates our Latest Class of Graduates

“I love this school. And I love this school for one reason: it is producing and empowering women of substance.” – Chair of the Teachers Services Commission for Migori County WISER recently celebrated the graduation of 29 empowered women as they begin their journeys to university and beyond. The class of 2018’s accomplishments speak for […]