Member profile

Organization

Samburu Girls Foundation

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

East Africa

Organisation Description

Samburu Girl's Foundation (SGF) is a Child protection non profit that works in Northern Kenya addressing harmful practices that affect the girl child among pastoralist communities, such as Female Genital Mutilation, Beading, and Child Marriage. SGF provides the rescued girls with safety that is care and protection, education and psycho-social support. The organization later integrates these girls back to their families through a systematic counselling and reconciliation program with an aim of making them agents of change. The organization was registered in 2011 and so far has rescued over 1400 girls and enrolled them to schools from elementary level to University.

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Sector

Women and gender equality

Social Services/Child Protection

Social Protection

Education

Human Rights