less than 3% of Kenya’s female population has the opportunity to complete a college education. why?

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EARLY MARRIAGE

The most recent G20 Summit on girls and education reported that if all girls were to complete 12 years of school, child marriage would be reduced by 64%.

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SEXUAL ABUSE AND FGM

In Kenya, out of all of the women aged between 15 to 49, 39% will experience at least one sexual assault experience in her lifetime and 21% will fall victim to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

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HEALTH

Women who receive a secondary education are 3 times less likely to contract HIV/AIDS than girls who lose access to education after primary school.

 

 

Our model is to find women who have worked hard to overcome obstacles they were born into and just need a little assistance to reach their fullest potential.

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INDIVIDUALIZED PROCESS

GLOW Foundation creates individualized financial plans for each scholarship recipient to ensure their success.

 
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MENTORSHIP

GLOW gives guidance and support through the ups and downs of university life. GLOW is intimately involved with our girls’ education and life training skills from networking to internships, from budgeting to side jobs.

 
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OUR REQUIREMENTS

We have a set of requirements in place to instill a sense of responsibility and independence among our GLOW girls. The GLOW Foundation requires each woman to apply yearly, maintain high grades, actively participate in their community, contribute financially to her own education in some way, and demonstrate leadership qualities.