Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF)

Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF)

Charity information

Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF)

The Commonwealth Girls Education Fund sponsors disadvantaged girls through secondary schooling in their own Commonwealth countries; giving them a status that poverty & society denies them.

Successful recipients of the fund have managed to avoid atrocities such a child marriage and FGM, allowing them to become doctors, teachers, lawyers and leaders of their community.

Educate A Girl. Empower A Woman.

Founded 1995

  • Mission statement

    To sponsor girls of ability through secondary school where, without assistance, they would be unable or unlikely to continue.

    To give girls a sense of their own value and worth.

    To pay for special training, in their own country, of capable Commonwealth girls of secondary school age with physical disabilities.

    To enable them to act as ambassadors for female education within their own communities.

  • Aims

    Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF) aims to:

    • Sponsorship of disadvantaged girls through secondary schooling in their own Commonwealth country. Giving Girls a sense of their own worth and enabling them to contribute to their communities.
    • Educating, Empowering and Supporting Girls
  • Overview

    Established: August 1995

    Registered Charity Number: 1048908

    Board members: 11

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 30

    Phone number: 0208 888 7115

    Address: 56 Morant Place, Commerce Road, London N22 8HT

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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