One Girl Can

Verified organization (ca)coquitlam, BC, Canada Website
21 campaigns 619 contributions received $55,645 raised Member since March 2018

One Girl Can's mission is to empower girls through education to break the cycle of poverty and gender inequality in Kenya and Uganda. Our holistic model supports a girl from the time she leaves primary school, until the day she gains meaningful employment.



We build and rehabilitate girls’ schools in rural Kenya and Uganda. We are committed to long-term partnerships that ensure school infrastructures will continue to support growth and provide a dynamic and safe learning environment.



Education beyond primary level in Kenya and Uganda is not free. We provide secondary and university scholarships for girls with the greatest need and highest potential. This support ensures girls continue their education and never miss a day of school due to poverty or cultural pressure.



Together with our volunteer team of professional African women, we empower girls from high school to university level to achieve their potential through our series of mentoring workshops. This motivates, empowers and equips girls with the tools they need
to be successful.


The impact of educating girls in underdeveloped countries is immediate. These girls will help lift their families out of poverty and begin to shift the needle on economic growth and gender imbalance.


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Help us reach our goal of $35,000 to sponsor 10 girls' University educations and provide them each with a laptop and living expenses.

$16,180 raised of $35k goal
36 Weeks running

Sweat with Bootcamp to Benefit for One Girl Can on October 18th at 9:30 AM PST with Shana Alexander! Proceeds from this class will help provide sanitary napkins, school supplies and access to meals for 58 high school girls in the Kibera Slum, Kenya.

$0 raised of $2.5k goal
2 Days running

Your support means a lot to us. Please consider donating or spreading the word about our cause.

$298 raised of $500 goal
119 Days running

This International Women's Day, we ask for your support in investing in young girls by sending them to school! Every $500 raised will help one girl complete her education and start a rippling effect.

$2,005 raised of $1k goal
Finished March 16, 2020

Your support means a lot to us. Please consider donating or spreading the word about our cause.

$235 raised of $500 goal
169 Days running

Leaside DECA Gives is teaming up with One Girl Can to empower girls in Kenya! We are sponsoring two girls' secondary school tuition in Kenya, and contributing towards rebuilding an urgently needed school in the Kibera Slums in Nairobi.

$2,701 raised of $2.5k goal
44 Weeks running

Help us raise funds to provide school tuition fees for Penniah and Joshine to reach their dreams and experience the education they deserve!

$3,040 raised of $5k goal
47 Days left

The youngest of 6 children to a widowed father, Sarah is determined to overcome any challenges to become a Doctor. She grew up in poverty, often going to sleep hungry while her father struggled to make ends meet. Nevertheless, Sarah is hardworking and ...

$3,564 raised so far
Finished December 27, 2019

Help us attain our goal of raising $3,500 for Elizabeth's university education!

$2,716 raised of $3.5k goal
Finished November 19, 2019

This is Frida's story, in her own words: "For me to be admitted in high school, my father had to sell a bull so as to get the school fees. My parents encouraged me to work hard despite what we were going through."

$650 raised of $500 goal
Finished January 14, 2020