Pearls 4 Girls is a small but mighty initiative that promotes gender equity and leadership development for girls in Lesotho, southern Africa. With the world’s 2nd highest incidence rate of HIV/AIDS, devastating poverty and widespread gender inequity, girls in Lesotho are fighting an uphill battle to create a better future for themselves and their communities. Pearls 4 Girls is part of the larger umbrella organization, Help Lesotho, an international development organization which is a registered Canadian charity (www.helplesotho.org). Help Lesotho Registered Charity Number: #82246 8476 RR0001
Through the sale of beautiful pearl jewellery, funds are raised to support programs that help girls build confidence, acquire leadership skills and get the support they need so they can become positive role models and agents of change.