Brown Girl Woke Samoa NGO October 3, 2019 BROWN GIRL WOKE SAMOA NGO A super brief introduction and snapshot to the wonderful programs within Brown Girl Woke Mission Impact Video FAQs BROWN GIRL WOKE SAMOA NGO A super brief introduction and snapshot to the wonderful programs within Brown Girl Woke Mission Impact Videos FAQs Brown Girl Woke and Social Cycles We’re proud to connect with Brown Girl Woke and allow socially conscious travellers the opportunity to learn more about Brown Girl Woke. Social Cycles believes that the best way to truly understand a country and its culture is to simply ask questions to local experts. Go so far beyond the beautiful palms and white sands to truly connect and understand the real Samoa. Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on whatsapp Share on email What challenges are BGW trying to solve? “Families will disown a child for growing up gay but keep the family molester a secret” Brown Girl Woke is on a mission to transform young minds and provide the new generation with the resources they need to become confident and independent thought-leaders. BGW teaches young women about rights, boundaries and empowerment. By magnifying inclusiveness and diversity, BGW opens the doors to all, creating a platform where voices are heard and action is taken. Who benefits from BGW? We serve girls between the ages of 12 and 18 and ensure that participation is open to all-inclusiveness. 100% of the girls and all of the mentors are women of color and all of the girls are from rural areas. Program participants come from low income families and cannot afford tuition for enrichment programs- this is where we come in and level-out the playing field. Impact: 3 Key Facts BGW girls work with their mentors to apply for college, jobs and organize service projects. BGW women receive over 100 hours of mentorship, which improves their academic achievement, self-confidence, public speaking & leadership skills.Provides weekly 90 minute dance class lessons at four participating primary schools to give kids the tools to succeed in school and in life The videos that explain everything Fast Facts Most frequent questions and answers What programs do you run? The After School Girl Program (ages 10-13) , The Young Women Forum (ages 13-25), The Emerging Leaders Young Men, and The Young Women Regional & National Training and Conference. Programming includes team building activities, self-development and growth workshops, and decision making exercises. Mentorship, skill-based teaching, career coaching, and impact-driven projects are all embedded in the program. How big is the NGO? All volunteer run and founded by Doris Tulifau. There are no full time paid employees.There are programs in both Samoa and American Samoa. How are you funded? Public donation and fundraising activities What difference would a US$150 donation make? Support for the programs What difference would US$1000 make? Support for the programs Connect Directly to Brown Girl Woke Website Donate Page Facebook Email Share this story Share on facebook Facebook Share on whatsapp WhatsApp Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on google Google+ Share on stumbleupon StumbleUpon Share on email Email Got a question? Get in touch Name Email Message Send Related reading 5 reasons why Samoa should be your next cycling holiday Read More » Samoa Holiday Cycling Information Read More » NGOs Read More » Samoa cycling holiday Read More » Get the Samoa 8 day itinerary Name Email Please send me the itinerary! Your privacy is safe. We do not use emails for spam. Brett Seychell +61 479 108 222 [email protected] Hub, 696 Bourke St, Melbourne 3000 about us How we started Our purpose Your donations Responsible travel Meet the team NGO partners Private adventures Corporate teams Self guided destnations Cambodia Laos Iran Samoa Vietnam Mongolia Colombia connect Name Email Let's stay in touch Facebook Twitter Instagram Linkedin Youtube responsibletravel recommends Social Cycles Social Cycles Brett Seychell +61 479 108 222 [email protected] Hub, 696 Bourke St, Melbourne 3000 connect Facebook Twitter Instagram Linkedin Youtube Name Email Let's stay in touch!