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Dikan Isaac Samuel

Posted by GISInitiative on November 25, 2017 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Dikan Isaac Samuel is passionate for leadership and this can only be compared against his passion for volunteerism. During my time as a Scholar under the MasterCard Foundation Scholar at BRAC and now as a Scholar at Makerere University, I have shouldered the responsibility of helping build a strong community amongst my peers, helping inculcate the spirit of give back amongst the youth. At my capacity the girl child education, awareness and knowledg...

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Hassan Ssembatya

Posted by GISInitiative on November 25, 2017 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Currently the world is in state of dysphoria causing an extreme state of public disorder majorly based on systems of governance, thus relentlessly searching for those to impart positive change. Having been given chance to take part in bringing multiplier joy to society by the Girls In School Initiative, I felt that the best of me had been given chance to manifest.

Hassan Ssembatya is a professional teacher, currently the third in a family of...

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Posted by GISInitiative on November 25, 2017 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Saul is an ambitious young Tanzanian, born and raised in Dodoma region, he is 18 years old and he is passionate about standing for SDG4 (Education) due to the inspiration he got from the challenges he has been facing on his access to education, Since he spends some nights working in the forest with his father who is a traditional beekeeper at the same time he is supposed to study hard so as to achieve the best grades. Saul was selected as a speaker...

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Tinashe Nyoni

Posted by GISInitiative on November 25, 2017 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Tinashe Nyoni is a global youth advocate, a self motivated youths rights activist and leader who believe in working towards the betterment, inclusion and participation of young people in development spaces. He is one of the young leaders for Women Deliver, an inaugural winner of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program and an alumni of ACTinAfrica. Tinashe has a deep interest in redefining Africa’s growth and development. He endeavors to ens...

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Our new member on board. Olwenyi Rayan Ronald.

Posted by GISInitiative on May 3, 2017 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (1)

He is a student of Bachelors of Statistics at Makerere University, a determined brother and champion of his sisters’ education who hope to have the spirit of seeing all girls enroll in school, are retained and complete education.

Being inspired by the Boy-Talk Moment of Girl Child Education, he vowed to increase his support for Girls’ Education simply because, ‘they are our future wives, so we invest in what is best for us’.

He has joined GISI as a voluntee...

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Girls and Science: Can 'Boys' Champion the Journey?

Posted by GISInitiative on November 27, 2016 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (10)

By Ibrahim Bahati, Girls In School Initiative (GISI) Gender Advisor

It is Saturday evening and the sun is scorching hot. There are already only four‘boys’ waiting for the event to begin. The guest of honor has arrived and everything seems blurry. They sit there faces chocked with half smiles as they hold on a little bit longer. Promisingly members start flocking in. I...

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Walking the Talk: The 1st Boy-Talk Moment on Girl Child Education

Posted by GISInitiative on November 12, 2016 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Walking the Talk: The 1st Boy-Talk Moment on Girl Child Education

In a modern world where everything these days seems to be about women and girls, one wonders why we still stand and call for “Girl Child Education” initiatives. The reason is so simple yet reaching it is very complicated. That reason has its roots in “Educate a mother, educate the Nation.” The idea is still very prominent or valid an...

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Ibrahim Habati. Our New Gender Adviser

Posted by GISInitiative on October 8, 2016 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (1)

Its with Great pleasure that we introduce our new passionate volunteer Mr. Ibrahim Bahat.:)

He is the new Gender Adviser at Girls In School Initiative ready to help shape how Men and Boys can be jointly be brought as champions for Girl Child Education.

  • He is an Economist by training from Makerere University...
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Call for Volunteer Adjudicators for the 1st Debate Competition.

Posted by GISInitiative on August 14, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Girls In School Initiative would like to Annouce the First Pupils' Debate Competition on Girl Child Education.

Its a competition for Pupils In Primary Level from 100 schools in Kampala and Wakiso Districts in Uganda. details about the competition and volunteer oportunities can be found at the Home Page

In the mean time, please check our home page and Our work page for direct links to the application form and other documents.