Reinvesting in Families

When women and girls earn an income, they reinvest 90% of it into their families.

Photo by Katie Saul, World Ed staff

Girls from the Ambassador Girls’ Scholarship Program (AGSP) in Mali take a break from learning to laugh for the camera. World Education implemented AGSP from 2004-2011 in 13 West African countries, providing over 188,000 scholarships to help disadvantaged children go to – and remain in – school.

When women and girls earn an income, they reinvest 90% of it into their families. Read more about the power of educating girls in a new blog from the AGSP director, Khadi Coulibaly.

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