b'OBJECTIVESTo provide access to education and training for disadvantaged and marginalised women and girls in a safe, friendly, and stimulating environment where there is equality of opportunity and support for all. To encourage the development of confidence, self-esteem through mentoring programmes.Opening Doors to aTo enable the most vulnerable and those excluded from society to access information, Bright Future 2021-2023 resources, and services to empower women and girls to make positive life choices. Introduction To break down barriers to learning and The Soroptimist International (SI) Presidentparticipation for women so that they become Appeal 2021-2023 Opening Doors to A Brightfully active citizens and are equipped to pass Future was launched at the Annual Generalon their experiences to benefit their families Meeting, 2021, with the aim of implementingand broader communities. one project in one country within each of the five SI Federations. The projects wouldOUTCOMEs | IMPACTcommence on 1 January 2022.Learn and feel safe.Education is a fundamental human right forGain opportunities to complete various levels everyone. It is a powerful driver for sustainableof education.development and peace, as well as being one of the strongest instruments for reducing theAcquire knowledge and skills to compete in multiple barriers that affect women and girlsthe labour market.around the world, such as poverty, genderHave the socio-emotional and life skills to inequality, and food insecurity. Education is theadapt to a changing world.key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, including decent work and economicEarn a higher income.growth, making it possible for women andMake decisions about their own lives.girls to stand as equals and participate fully inMarry at a later age.society. Have fewer children who are healthier.Contribute to their communities confidence, self-esteem through mentoring programmes.soroptimistinternational.org 8soroptimistinternational.org 8'