For the month of March 2023, OGAV celebrated International Women’s Day throughout the month of March! Specifically, we celebrated our annual Mother-Daughter Event featuring Ms. Boma Enwesi and Ms. Alysha Campbell. This year we focused our relief efforts on providing career exploration, and health & wellness support with reusable sanitary towels to 1000 girls in low-income areas in Nigeria (Agege, …
Register TODAY for OGAV STEM for Girls Program
OGAV wishes you and your family a blessed and happy New Year! ? As we open the new year, OGAV is excited to announce that registration for our first hybrid program since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is now LIVE! OGAV invites all girls in grades 6-8 from the PEEL region (Mississauga, Caledon, Brampton) to enrol for free in our …
Girls Hangout Session – BLM Webinar
As part of our weekly hangout sessions, OGAV aims to shed light on important social issues that are impacting today’s society. In May, we held our webinar on the Black Lives Matter movement to highlight why the movement is important and how youth can get involved. The recording from the session is attached below.
Mother Daughter (Young Women’s leadership workshop) Event 2022
On March 26, 2022, OGAV held our annual mother-daughter event to commemorate international’s women day. For this year, our campaign focused on combatting menstrual poverty. Highlights from the function are attached below.
Campaign for Ending Menstrual Poverty
For this year’s relief effort, OGAV chose to focus on combatting the issue of menstrual poverty. As the campaign for our annual mother-daughter event, we chose to make a promotional video to shed light on this critical issue. To learn more about the issue and how you can make a change, please view the video or flyer for more information.
Summer Positions available
OGAV is excited to announce three paid positions for youth for the summer of 2022! With funding from the Government of Canada, we are able to support three youths in three different roles. Note that all roles are virtual and youth across Canada are welcome to apply. For more information on the hourly wage and work term, please contact us at …
Girls Hangout Sessions
OGAV launched the Girls Hangout sessions initiative in January 2021 as a way to connect with youth girls and have collaborative sessions where girls can learn important skills for their professional and everyday life. Our volunteering team holds weekly meetings every Friday via zoom where the mentors come together and lead sessions discussing various important topics and creating a safe …
Red Cross Initiative 2020
OGAV’s new initiative sponsored by Red Cross Canada has been enriching experience for all youth girls and our volunteers. It has been busy and wonderful learning time interacting with youth girls in peel. Blooming in Adversity initiative by OGAV is a Covid intervention project to reach out to 500 young adults ( girls) in Peel region with care packages and …
Mother Daughter Event 2021
We held our first completely virtual mother-daughter event on March 27, 2021. We celebrated International Women’s Day throughout the month of March and recognized the topic: “Choose to Challenge”