Malawi's Girl Empowerment Camp

Malawi’s Girl Empowerment Camp

 

In rural African communities, girls are often the most vulnerable to poverty, disease and abuse. Recently, WOW’s┬álocal partner in Malawi hosted a special girls-only youth event to help young women realize their full potential. Look below to see pictures and read some thoughts from our partner on the Girls Empowerment Camp.

 

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I wish I were a fly on the wall, listening to the excited voice of a young girl as she tells her parents of the incredible time she had at the just ended Girl Empowerment Camp.

 

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The 52 girls had the opportunity of listen to teachings on business, the power of education, the value of a woman, single motherhood and life’s challenges.

 

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The Camp was put in place to increase the spiritual, social, physical, and economic strength of girls.

 

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It is important for them to know that they are important, worthy, valued, beautiful and capable of achieving great things in life.

 

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The air was filled with excitement and laughter as they had a few surprises in store; pamper time as they painted each others nails as well as received new back packs with some lovely toiletries, a journal and best of all, a bible each!