November 24, 2015

At 13, Hasana was alone in Nigeria, with no education and no one to look out for her.

At 20, Hasana is empowered, skilled, and financially secure. She makes shoes and bags to earn her livelihood, and her business experience now allows her to teach and empower other women to work too. This is because Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation gave her the opportunity to learn to read and write, and acquire the skills to start a career.

Hasana’s story is one of many that demonstrate how supporting girls can allow them to become independent, reach their full potential, and give back to their communities.

Read more on the Empower Women website.