Join our campaign to give every girl an education...
This month we launched our #ShareTheLight campaign, which is all about giving girls around the world access to education. We’ve designed an exclusive candle in partnership with L’Occitane, which at a cost of £8, will help fund education for girls in countries such as Cambodia and Burkina Faso.
Unbelievably, in 2016 less than a third of all children who attend school are girls. Yet education is crucial for lifting girls out of poverty and protecting them from abuse. Educated girls are less likely to marry and have children while still a child themselves, and are more likely to be literate, healthy, and survive into adulthood. Essentially, they have a better chance at a future.
Buy your candle here and share this on social media to help us get more girls into education around the world. These guys have…
All profits from our exclusive £8 L’Occitane candle will go towards helping women and girls like Mamie below.
For more information on getting girls into education, visit Plan International UK
“My father said educating a girl is a waste of money”
Mamie, from Sierra Leone, credits her schooling with helping her avoid FGM, and eventually leading to her career as a teacher.
Take a closer look at Mamie’s story here: