We Educate the Girl Child

Our Programs

GEIG Learns
Selected students for the program will be required to receive corrective classes and workshops, should there be a need, to ensure smooth academic transition to junior high school, JHS, Senior high school, SHS, and college/university in the junior and senior years of senior secondary school
GEIG Leads!
Students will be required to hold membership and if possible, a leadership role in a campus club/organization or community. GEIG will facilitate leadership workshops and speaker series with young professionals and students will be matched with a mentor in JH1. Know More..
GEIG Serves
Following each academic year, students will be expected to obtain internship or volunteer experience to aid in their professional development
Internship Program
Internships and professional exposure is important to comprehensive education. Experience outside the classroom will expose students to critical elements of careers and professionalism, and develop sustainable life skills. Read More..

Student Stories

Barbara Gyasi is 13 years old in Junior High School 2 at the World Links Academy. A gifted student and aspiring doctor, Barbara’s father passed away about 4 years ago. As a result her mother who has limited physical ability because of a polio diagnosis struggles to support Barbara and her sister Tracy. In spite of her family’s situation Barbara often had to miss school for financial reason and to support her mother and sister. Barbara placed second in her class on her last terminal report.
Zakia Ali is a promising student and gifted athlete. Zakia placed 1st in the district track and field competition She placed 1st in the 4*1 race and 2nd in the 400 in the district. Her stellar performance earned her an award and helped Esreso D/A2 place 1st in the inter schools competition. Watch this video of her receiving her award,
Martha Frimpong is in JH2 at Esreso D/A 2 in the Ashanti region. Martha’s favorite subject is mathematics. She placed 1st out of 84 students. She wants to be a doctor in the future. Her mother sells cassava in the market and her father passed away when she was five. Martha was elected the senior girls prefect of her school for the 2015/2016 academic year,

Board Directors

Jacqui Oyimer

Wendy Afedua-Quainoo

Delvyn Sandison

Elizabeth Akua-Nyarko Patterson

In the News

Elizabeth appears on ETV Ghana’s Live Chat with Paul

Visually impaired journalist Paul Anomakodie interviews Elizabeth Patterson, founder and executive director of the Girls Education Initiative of Ghana, GEIG on Live Chat with Paul for E-TV.
By : GEIG | Oct 31, 2016

Ashanti Region – Delivery of Letter of Acceptances

After meeting the Accra students, I returned to Kumasi to deliver acceptances to students at Esreso D/A2 and St. Augustine’s Anglican Primary. While all the students were happy to be accepted, FauziaRead More...
By : GEIG | Aug 12, 2014