With the sole aim of helping educate as many girls as possible and giving the teenage mothers who had dropped out of school due to unwanted pregnancy a second chance, the following projects are ongoing:
** Pay tuition fees for girls in secondary schools and help them with uniform and books to keep them in school ** Maintain and sustain the existing day cares in Moyamba and Kabala ** Increase on the number of day cares for kids of teenage mums in the country ** Free food for kids at the day cares ** Sensitization of girls on risks of teenage pregnancy & disadvantages of early marriages ** Give access to girls on preventive methods ** Create resource centers for the girls to help them in after school classes * With IT training * Sewing * Basket making ** Provide micro-credit for mothers of teenage mums to help sustain their homes and support their girls.
Project distribution areas by SL districts:
The work we are doing is fab!! For the first year of operation, we are doing great. We are operating in ten of the thirteen regional areas of Sierra Leone. Kailahun, Port Loko and Kambia I guess are the next places visit. Here is a link to the project distribution chart
Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund Empowering the Girl Child in Sierra Leone