How One Girl Embraced Opportunity & Will Now Impact Her Community

Things are happening fast now, with passport in hand and a visa interview scheduled. She's just been awarded the dream of a lifetime - to travel to the US and present her case study - the one she's worked on so hard over the past six months. Before school, during breaks and before bed each … Continue reading How One Girl Embraced Opportunity & Will Now Impact Her Community

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Two Students Advance to Final Round in Global Competition: The Interviews

Two Studio Samuel students have advanced to the final round of 130 in MCW's Young Leaders Access competition. If selected, they'll be among 30 winners from around the globe who will travel to the US this summer. In our eyes, by making it this far, they've already won! The competition is based solely on merit, … Continue reading Two Students Advance to Final Round in Global Competition: The Interviews

Using our Voices to Take on the Stigma of HIV/AIDS

100 girls at Studio Samuel are now certified in HIV/AIDS awareness and the first class of 25 agreed to an HIV test! The power of communication and knowledge are breaking down a long-lived stigma. Many in our community suffer from HIV/AIDS, including girls’ caregivers, family members, teachers, shopkeepers, friends and more. It’s become a normal … Continue reading Using our Voices to Take on the Stigma of HIV/AIDS

Keeping 250 More Girls in School

Follow up: Production is underway! This October, in celebration of International Day of the Girl, Studio Samuel students will travel by bus and deliver menstrual kits to 250+ neighboring peers. Their goal is to raise awareness for girls' education and healthcare by keeping girls in school who are at risk of dropping out due to … Continue reading Keeping 250 More Girls in School