Location: Zou and Collines regions, Benin, West Africa
Grant Amount: $48,099
Program Website: batongafoundation.org
Areas of Impact: Economic Sustainability, Education, Gender Equality
Mission of The Batonga Foundation
The Batonga Foundation equips girls with knowledge and skills to be agents of change in their communities and in their own lives.
The purpose of the project is to reach the most at-risk girls in Benin and create 64 Girls’ Clubs to improve their academic and economic opportunities.
Why We Love This Project
We love this project because of its innovative methods to target and serve vulnerable and underserved adolescent girls. In addition the Batonga foundation works hard to involve the entire community and build capacity for long term sustainability of its programs.