BRAVE Rock Girl started in 2011 to create safe spaces for girls in South Africa. It empowers girls to stay in school and encourages women to become economically independent and live healthy, risk-free lives. Through BRAVE Rock Girl’s initiatives, girls gain the self-confidence and skills needed to become agents of social change. The group also engages boys and men in their programming to create a safer South Africa as safety is everyone’s responsibility.
EMpower’s 4th grant will support Brave Rock Girls in its ongoing leadership transition process to the Senior Girl Leaders. The grant will help formalize the organisation’s operations, build capacity to support the mental health needs of the girls in the programme and continue to deliver its programme aiming to create safe spaces for girls in Manenberg, Cape Town, and develop their leadership and community participation. This grant will also be used to gain increased support from the girls’ families, as well as to develop a new strategic plan.
Primary Location: South Africa
Funded Since: 2017
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