Sahara Group partners with young filmmaker to empower African girl children

12 January 2018


With statistics indicating that 15 million girls of primary school age – half of them in sub-Saharan Africa – will never enter a classroom, leading African energy conglomerate, Sahara Group, is providing an empowerment platform that will give wings to the aspirations of the African girl child.

Tagged “Empowering the African Girl Child”, the project is being implemented under Sahara’s Grooming Film Extrapreneurs initiative which seeks to promote economic empowerment through the arts.

Sahara Foundation in collaboration with Zuriel Oduwole, a young filmmaker and advocate for Girl Child Education and Gender Equality will host a filmmaking session for 90 African girls in Nigeria, Ghana and Cote d’ Ivoire from 8 to 17 January 2018 to give the beneficiaries a headstart towards pursuing a career in the creative arts. Read the full article on Screen Africa here