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  • Women & Gender
  • Youth
In Benin, women and girls have lower educational attainment by every indicator. According to the World Economic Forum, in 2017 Benin ranked 142nd out of 144 countries for equal access to education. The Let Girls Lead Summit is designed to address this gap by encouraging high-performing female students to stay ...
Goal
$4,832.73
  • Women & Gender
  • Youth
Young Men In Training (YMIT) is a youth mentorship program that offers young boys in rural communities of southern Benin an opportunity to shadow professional men in Cotonou for a weekend. This weekend exposes young boys to careers outside of normal village trades and allows them to build professional and ...
Goal
$4,780.14
  • Women & Gender
  • Youth
Young Women in Training (South) pairs ninth grade girls from rural areas of southern Benin with professional women, who act as their role models. The program aims to motivate girls to stay in school by exposing them to the myriad of job opportunities outside of their villages.During the program ...
Goal
$6,008.59
  • Community Growth
  • Education
  • Youth
In Benin, most villages have a pre-school. However, the town, lacks such adequate infrastructure. Because of this most students have to skip pre-school and go straight to primary school, leaving them scholastically behind other students throughout Benin. Also, because French is the language of instruction and not spoken at home ...
Goal
$8,057.27