Mama Taa Mulika Mtaa ( Slang for Women of light...lighten up your town)

International Finance Coperation (IFC) and Siaya Community Initiatives Network(SCOINET)

Mama taa Mulika mtaa

Abriendo Oportunidades

The Population Council

This national program is providing the most vulnerable indigenous Mayan girls and young women in Guatemala with personal and professional development skills, mentorship, and leadership opportunities.

The Adolescent Girls’ Advocacy & Leadership Initiative

Public Health Institute

The Adolescent Girls’ Advocacy & Leadership Initiative aims to strengthen advocacy and leadership capacity within Latin America and Africa to improve socio-economic and educational opportunities for adolescent girls, increase girls’ access to quality sexual and reproductive health services, and to empower young women to advocate for policies and programs that respond to their own needs.


Girl Hub

Nike Foundation, DfID

Girl Hub’s job is to unleash the Girl Effect.
What’s the Girl Effect? It’s when the 600 million adolescent girls in the developing world get a chance to grow into healthy mothers, active citizens and educated members of their societies – and transform their families, communities and nations along the way.

The Girl Effect is a revolution waiting to happen. It just needs a few things.