The initial goal was to support 100 girls and instead there are now 800 girls in the program in Kenya, all of them with mentors and sponsorships to college.
GGBC expanded to China is 2013 (50 girls), and in 2015 it expanded to India (200 girls) and South Africa (200 girls).
Over twenty private sector organizations support GGBC by providing scholarships, mentors, internships and jobs. Microsoft, KPMG, Citi, GM, Deloitte, Monsanto, PwC, Standard Chartered, Nestle, Boeing, IBM, E&Y, MasterCard Foundation are some of the organizations who partner with the program.
189 girls have graduated college and have transitioned into jobs.
The Alumni Circle has been implemented in Kenya and as these Alumni embrace the role of benefactor, the Circle watches in awe as they begin to step up to co-create their movement in Kenya, and now China, South Africa and India.
The beneficiaries have implemented mentor programs at primary and secondary schools throughout Kenya.
Five beneficiaries from the First Class are registering GGBC as a local foundation in Kenya.
The Circle has expanded its reach to support the most marginalized girls in Kenya; those subjected to FGM and forced early marriage. There are now 242 rescued girls in the program and they come from West Pokot, Kenya, an area where FGM is still a common practice.
Two beneficiaries were hired as consultants to work on the design of President Obamas YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa, mentorship program.
Beneficiaries are participating in South-South Cooperation. One is now in India implementing the program there and another is now in South Africa doing the same.
In 2015, the Alumni Circle stepped up to put on the event of the year, the Educate HER Parade, which brought together 2,000 plus individuals and private sector in Kenya all in support of girls education.