What We Do

“Education is key to transformation”

We are passionate about nurturing, empowering and mentoring girls. So we teach, encourage and mentor them to:

ASPIRE

Dreams drive each of us. Whether you want to be a doctor, teacher, or an artist your ambition can become a reality with the right mind set.

WE EMPOWER

We empower students with the tools and virtues to excel. We offer six initiatives – Career Guidance, Skill development, Academic skills, Character education, Life coaching and Leadership development for a three year mentoring and nurturing program. These are holistic approach that is impactful to empower the girls and the culture of their school by making a difference

ACHIEVE

OGAV runs a student centered focus groups (club) and summer leadership camp through our Learning beyond the classroom initiative. We are a community building people that is preparing a community of girls within the school for successful career and life that can in turn change the community positively.

We do this through our initiatives – ‘Empowerment Learning Series’ and ‘Learning beyond the Classroom’

We mentor, nurture and empower girls in our community through our initiative – Empowerment Learning series for girls and young women. This is carried out throughout the year.

Spring Event 

Mother Daughter Event- building relationships to foster better academic achievements and social skills with the girls. This event is a celebration of International women’s day, fulfilling our mission for the empowerment of girls and young women and mentorship.

Fall Event 

Career (STEM) Exploration –  Preparing girls for careers in the 21st century global economy. Girls are empowered with knowledge and are exposed to the different opportunities available to them in the community.

Community Engagement

OGAV outreach to the community in December to support:

  1. Women in shelter
  2. Families in our communities through religious organisations
  3. Young women with developmental disabilities

Mentoring Program – Weekly Virtual Classes

This is an empowerment program through our Initiative -Empowerment Learning Series achieved through our weekly virtual classes that emphasize discussion between female mentors and students in a safe, empowering environment.

OGAV promote the advancement of girls’ education with a focus on:

  • Girls acquire the broad range of academic, social and emotional skills to equip them for success
  • Mentoring achieved  through a monthly themed activity at the community centers within identified areas of  the community
  • Working with different organizations in the community to meet the needs of the girls within their care such as developing self-esteem, confidence, improve social and communication skills which will empower them.

This will give the students a dynamic opportunity to be groomed into independent, responsible members of the community through character education, career guidance, skill development/acquisition, academic success, life coaching and leadership development.

Scholarship Program 

This is a scholarship program where we will provide bursary and scholarships towards undergraduate post-secondary destinations, STEM undergraduate students, and STEM post-graduate young women students.