"They proposed marriage to me once… but I want to get married at 18 or above, I do not want to get married before that because I am not ready."
FATOUMATA SUMAREH, CEP PARTICIPANT (TOUBA SANDU, URR, THE GAMBIA)
Momentum is building across West Africa for a brighter future for girls and their communities. Tens of thousands of girls, like Fatoumata, are now able to dream of a life free from violence and strive towards a future filled with knowledge, choice, and opportunity. Thousands of communities are making human dignity a reality across Africa.
The next few years present a rare opportunity to transform the lives of 1.6 million people. With your help, we can:
In short, we've taken our best work and most promising opportunities and created a historic effort to transform a generation.
But we need your help to do it. The math is simple. Every $13 monthly commitment we receive can cover the full costs of a participant in our program. That participant—most often a woman or adolescent girl like Fatoumata—will join others as ambassadors for change, reaching thousands.
Join the movement today!
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