Pearls Africa Youth Foundation
An NGO based in Lagos Nigeria that promotes the cause and advancement of vulnerable young girls and women for the purpose of economic independence
The organization is dedicated to addressing the psychological issues faced by the girl child in her environment hence, the need for Safe Space where mentors address and answer questions from girls on personal health, child abuse, career choices, academic excellence, cultural practices, sex and how to handle cases of sexual harassment in their schools. Workshops on capacity building and life building skills to further develop themselves to become socially responsible individuals are held at the centre once every month.
A project that empowers underprivileged girls with vocational training covering bead-making, fashion designing, Aso-oke weaving, Ankara crafts, hair styling, baking and wig making. The project is run from July – August yearly.
Lady labs is a space for girls from the poorest communities to get a functional I.T skill; a space for ladies studying computer science in tertiary institutions to gain practical experience; and a co-working space for female tech founders..
Covers a feeding program organized for the poor and homeless, visits to orphanage homes and donation of relief materials to victims of natural disaster. It also features distribution of food items and cook out events in slums and orphanages
Providing free health care assistance to the uninsured and medically underserved in Lagos. An outreach that informs and educates our target population, on prevention and spread of diseases.
EducateHer is program that offers scholarship opportunities for promising young girls from underprivileged communities so as to get a better education.
Career Talk and Mentorship for girls in Secondary school
We actively search for opportunities for our girls who are interested in a period of pre-career full-time work experience in IT based companies
Pearls Across Africa
This program aims at building an ecosystem of confident, digitally savvy, and financially independent child-rights activists from the poorest communities in Africa.