Implementing Partner

Girl Child Network

EAC and Girl Child Network have partnered to provide 31,500 out of school children in marginalized, arid, and semi-arid regions of Kenya with quality basic education.

Girl Child Network

Girl Child Network (GCN) includes of over 312 organizations, key government ministries, departments and individuals working to improve the status of children in Kenya with special emphasis on the girl child. GCN programs are geared towards promotion and protection of girls through education GCN promotes informed and educated girls who are able to demand their rights and protect themselves from abuse and neglect.  In promoting the rights of girls, GCN’s programming seeks to enhance girls’ access, retention, performance and transition from primary to secondary education.

In partnership with EAC, GCN is implementing the Our Right to Learn! project in the Kajiado, Tana River and Garissa counties of Kenya.  Girls are severely under-represented in schools in these three counties. The project seeks to enroll 31,350 out of school children in marginalized arid and semi-arid regions in Kenya.

For more information about this EAC Implementing Partner, please visit the Girl Child Network website.

Projects

Our Right Learn - Reaching the Unreached

EAC and Girl Child Network (GCN) have been partnering to increase access to quality primary children to some of Kenya’s most vulnerable out of school children (OOSC) since 2012. Previously focussed on marginalised, arid, and semi-arid regions of the country, EAC and GCN are now collaborating to reach 47,515 OOSC, in Kenya’s Garissa, Kajiadao and Kwale counties.

Our Right to Learn!

Successfully Completed Project

In Kenya, EAC and Girl Child Network (GCN) are working through the Our Right to Learn! project to ensure that children, especially girls, facing barriers to realising their right to education have the opportunity to access a full course of primary education.