SUCCESS STORY


648 Girls

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

Two Boxgirls Coaches

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.

Sports Development

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

Scholarship Awards

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

Girls Rights

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

Girls in Leadership

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

Parental Involvement

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

Mentorship

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

Olympic Representation

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