Footsteps is a leadership and entrepreneurial incubator that was established in 2015. Our mission is to identify and invest in girls and young women in the marginalized communities by unleashing their leadership potential to transform lives and accelerate prosperity within their communities.
We also promote and encourage entrepreneurial awareness among young girls and young women. This is to enable girls and young women to be responsible, enterprising individuals who contribute to the economic development of their community.
Our innovative approach aim at providing girls and young women opportunity through training to unleash their leadership potential to transform their lives and also the lives of girls within their communities with the aim of accelerating prosperity within their communities through providing seed support in terms of resources to build their grassroot initiatives ,capacity building, mentoring and also creation of a network for peer to peer learning .
Our work provides opportunities for girls and young women to be retained more in school and with the ultimate goal of finishing high school and joining higher level of education. We do this through scholarship awards, collaborating with schools etc.
We support small micro enterprise managed by girls and young women in the community , through training and seed support to make their initiative sustainable.
Provide Work Based Learning opportunities
We support adolescent mothers through our sisterhood Industrial park where young mother meet for few hours and work in the industrial park and earn some daily wages. The mothers also take part in maternal health train and given nutritional support for them and their babies.
Through our work we create an environment for girls and women where they can make decisions of their own for their personal benefits as well as for the society, increasing and improving the social, economic, political and legal strength of the women, to ensure equal-right to women, and to make them confident enough to claim their rights.
Support Girl Led Grassroot Initiatives
We provide continuous support to social innovation projects led by girls and young women in the community through training, mentoring, peer to peer learning and seed funding for their projects.