Schools Without Borders' signature program, GIRLS!Project provides gender based education and psychosocial support for girls exposed to trauma in urban and rural communities. The program utilizes a public health approach to reduce social determinants of health that often accompany trauma exposure. 

  • Murraytown, Sierra Leone
  • Guinea (2016)
  • Liberia (2016

For as little as $10.00 you can change the life trajectory for GIRLS exposed to trauma.


  • Pbendebu Village, Sierra Leone
  • Congo Town, Sierra Leone
  • Sumalia Town, Sierra Leone
  • Bo, Sierra Leone


Schools Without Borders is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-governmental organization with special consultative status with United Nations, Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

210,018 books that meet common core standards have been distributed locally and internationally and 52,157 women and girls in the Philadelphia area and Sierra Leone have benefited from our research based programs.

impacting the lives of girls one book at a time


  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Marjaytown, Sierra Leone
  • Godereich, Sierra Leone
  • Pujehun, Sierra Leone

Since 2008, Schools Without Borders has devoted its energy to provide gender based  educational opportunities and advocacy in the Greater Philadelphia area, Sierra Leone. Liberia, and Guinea. Our targeted audience is girls exposed to trauma is inclusive of blind or visually impaired; deaf or hearing impaired; and girls orphaned by Ebola.


impacted communities