Achievements

  • 648 girls from the marginalized communities of Nairobi (Huruma , Kibera, Kayole , Korogocho , Kariobangi, Mathare, Ekambuli and Kenyarora village in Kakamega and Kisii) are directly involved in the organization and participating in different Boxgirls programmes, with 30% of the girls in the programme being dormant participants

  • One of the zonal coaches (Sarah Ndisi) is a professional in feather weight category ranked position 45 world wide in women professional boxing.

  • 150 girls have received scholarship awards and most of them retained in schools since 2009 to date.

  • Boxgirls is Partnering and networking with organizations that uses sports for development e.g. sports for social change network in Kenya ,e.t.c. and has been in a position to create sports policy in national and international levels

  • Advocates for the rights of girls and women in local and national platforms

  • More than 200 parents /caregivers have directly supported their daughters in the project through parents meeting , campaign meetings organized etc.

  • Mentors grass roots organization in marginalized communities on the use of sports for community development i.e. Youths Artist Movement Coastal region

  • 30 girls age 10-25yrs have leadership roles within their schools and communities

  • Two Boxgirls Coaches Christine and Elizabeth are in the Kenya women National team for boxing with Elizabeth heading the women team as the captain. Jane Knight heading the kidogo club in Boxgirls was also in the Kenya women’s national team, but due to health problems she is not actively involved in boxing for the national team.

  • One of the Boxgirls coaches Elizabeth Adhiambo being the first woman in to represent Kenya in boxing for the Olympics games (2012).