TEGA, a research innovation by Girl Effect is still in its early stages, but it marks a new way of approaching development challenges - using technology to empower girls living in poverty in order to create safer, faster, more scalable and authentic research.
Speaking to Impact Magazine she said: "For the first time, we can draw a full picture of a girl’s life in Nigeria and these insights have helped shape programmes by some of the world’s largest international NGOs. Before TEGA, using traditional methodologies, it was believed a young girl in Northern Nigeria to be obedient, shy and compliant. TEGA research has revealed she is confident, smart, and even a little bit rebellious and mischievous."
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