Project Shine (SHINE)

Project Shine (SHINE)

PROJECT SHINE (SHINE) equips pre-teen and teen refugee girls to understand their own worth, strength, and purpose; establishes a sense of belonging and attachment; develops essential life skills; and guides them into valuable community-based roles.

SHINE employs an inspirational, practical and experiential approach to learning as “Shine-girls” are educated on worth, strength and purpose. SEEK/SHINE operates under the belief that every life matters and possesses intrinsic value, therefore, the program aims to develop this understanding for each girl in our program.


For each girl to develop understanding of her own personal worth, strength, and purpose and to realize the potential within her to fulfill her desires.


SHINE girls will:

Identify themselves as valuable with much to contribute to society

Build confidence and gain an understanding of intrinsic value

Develop decision-making and problem-solving skills

Understand they are able to have a positive influence in their world

Identify personal desires and strengths to motivate them to set and achieve personal goals


SHINE girls will:

Identify clearly defined roles in their community where they can add value