Their Dreams are Our Dreams

Educate Girls Network (EGN) is very proud to celebrate the achievements of the EGN scholars ANGELINE, OPHELIA and NYEMADE who graduated at Tubman University on 12 June 2021.

EGN has made significant impact in the lives of these young women, and they are going to impact the schools’ systems in the communities in the counties in South East Liberia.

Join us to work together and support sustainable education. “If you educate a girl, you educate a family, and develop a nation.” Other female students need our support to continue their higher education at Tubman University. You can donate directly through GoFundMe “Help Liberia Girls become Teachers” or contact us at educ8girls@gmail.com

Educate Girls Network Scholar Graduation Photos. Congratulations to all of them!! Special thanks to Theresa Flomo-Nyeka for the photos.

First Educate the Girls

“Educating girls is central to any nation transforming itself.”  Julia Gillard, Chair of Global Partnership for Education

Living in any of the most developed nations, people may take for granted that boys and girls will have equal access to educational opportunities. It’s easy to ignore, when surrounded by relative wealth and opportunities, that there is a lack of access to education, particularly for girls, in many of the developing countries. Educate Girls Network (EGN) focuses its work in Liberia, West Africa, assisting young women in getting the university education they need in order to become teachers.

9 Rural School Liberia 2pngA commitment to the education of girls means ensuring that the female population of a nation has completed primary and secondary school education and at every grade level, reading, writing and numeracy standards are met. The option to move into further training at a university or vocational level must be available to all regardless of income or socioeconomic circumstance.

While gender inequality is hidden in employment and earning statistics in a country like Canada, for example, gender inequality in education in less developed nations is more overt. In many parts of the world, it is assumed that women will marry young rather than follow a career. Boys are perceived by parents as being the providers – for their own children – but also for their elderly parents. In many parts of the world, parents with little or no education themselves will often prioritize education for their sons, but not their daughters

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