Gender Equality 

Creative Action Institute advances gender equality by developing the leadership capacity of individuals and organizations, creating cohorts for collective advocacy and building movements that challenge negative social norms.

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Sauti ya Dada - The Girl's Voice

Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

Sauti ya Dada is a two-year program that creates and strengthens systems of support, learning, leadership, and advocacy both in and out of school to help marginalized girls in East Africa complete their secondary school education.

East African Girls' Leadership Summit and Mentor Program 

Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

EAGLS strengthens girls’ leadership and women's mentorship abilities through a summit, training, coaching, toolkits, and mini-grants, designed to elevate girls as leaders at the center of efforts to keep girls in school and to advocate against barriers to their education.


Gender Responsive Pedagogy 

Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia 

Teachers who are equipped to create inclusive classrooms are critical to ensuring that girls who are in school stay in school, so we have been collaborating with the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), UNICEF, and UNESCO, to develop a gender responsive pedagogy (GRP) toolkit and teacher trainings to be used across Africa.


Climate Justice

Creative Action Institute builds community resilience in the face of climate change by cultivating the leadership and advocacy capacity of individuals and institutions to build movements that address critical environmental challenges locally.

Creative Environmental Leadership Program

Belize, Cameroon, Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Peru

The Creative Environmental Leadership Program develops leaders by equipping our partners to leverage creative advocacy strategies that incorporate arts and problem solving to build consensus in their communities around complex issues, develop inclusive solutions, and shift behaviors to support a more sustainable planet.