MONTHLY MOTIVATIONAL OUTREACH
GEM conducts monthly outreach programs dubbed: “Inspiration on Wheels” to selected High Schools to interact with girls on carefully selected topics..
The GEM Project Model
The TEN Core Modules below are general guidelines for the preparation of talking points and presentations during our ‘Inspiration On Wheels’ monthly visits to Senior High Schools. The modules were developed based on evidence gathered through a needs assessment survey conducted at previous outreach programs. It is therefore important GEM Coaches focus on the core modules to address the needs of the target girls.
1. THE SPIRITUALLY AWAKENED GIRL
Knowing God/Supreme Being Personally
Discovering the Voice of God
Discovering your Purpose
Asking, Believing and Receiving
Loving YOURSELF as the Supreme intended
2. THE GIRL IN LEADERSHIP
Vision, Purpose, Values, etc.
Types of Leadership
3. THE HEALTHY GIRL
Personal hygiene (Pad Usage, Cleanliness, etc)
Reproductive health (Candidiasis, Cyst, Fibroid, Menstruation)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Healthy Eating and Keeping Fit
Drug & Alcohol Usage/Dependence/Abuse
4. THE FINANCIALLY SMART GIRL
Tips for Financial Independence
All about Crypto and Digital Banking Tips
Making Financial decision
5. THE SEXUALLY INFORMED GIRL
Sex & Sexuality (Virginity, Sexual myths)
Consent (The Art of Saying NO)
Healing from the trauma of Sexual abuse
(From Reporting, the road in between to Recovering)
6. THE CAREER DRIVEN GIRL
Career Choice and Planning
Personal Development Planning
The Art of Networking
Asking for and Taking Opportunities
Choosing a Mentor
7. THE SUCCESS DRIVEN GIRL
Managing Peer Influence
All about Focus
Procrastination & Complacency
Making money on vacations
(Vending of Peanut & Coconut Candy, Ice Cream)
Innovation (Social Media Marketing, e-Marketing)
Creativity (Bead Making, Braiding, Batik Making, Painting, Make-up)
9. THE GEMTIVATED GIRL
Knowing Who you Are
Self-Love and Acceptance
10. THE STEM CONQUERING GIRL
THE ROLE OF A GEM COACH/SPEAKER/PRESENTER
As a GEM Coach, you are requested to study the core module of choice and research further on subject areas under the core module and prepare for presentations.
As a GEM Coach is it imperative to read and prepare extensively to enable you to deliver precise and relevant information to the girls.
As a GEM Coach, you MUST develop and consciously nurture an OPEN, LIBERAL AND NON-JUDGEMENTAL attitude and an intense listening skills required for the effective management of the Break-Out Sessions.
Practical presentations should be interactive, more engaging and based on relatable life experiences.
Break-out session environment should be warm, open, embracing and non-judgmental.
Post-outreach Mentoring Sessions with professionals must be comfortable for the Girls.
Thematic Breakout sessions are required when there is enough time.
Project delivery - Tasks assigned for each group or Individual after a session at a school.