Educate a girl, change the world!
Batonga exists to empower young women and girls in Africa through secondary school and higher education. With your help, these girls are transforming Africa, one girl at a time.
Why educate adolescent girls?
- Educating women translates to higher economic productivity, reduced child mortality, improved family nutrition and the prevention of AIDS.
- When a woman is educated, it changes not only her life but those of her children and her family.
- Supporting education for girls is widely regarded as the most cost-effective way to help African nations improve the quality of life for their citizens.
Batonga is African-founded, and African-led. Our work takes a holistic approach to help and encourage more girls to succeed in school. We are improving school infrastructure, increasing enrollment, advocating for community awareness of the value of education for girls, granting scholarships, providing in-kind support and micro loans for scholars' families, and organizing mentoring and tutoring programs for students. We aim to remove the obstacles that prevent or discourage girls from attending school so they can take the lead in changing Africa!
Join us and let's make sure that every girl has the chance to go to school!