Before joining Women for Women International, Rifkatu worked tirelessly to make a living through farming and trading in order to provide for her family.
Yesterday, The Gates Foundation released their annual letter on their work that saves and improves lives in developing countries.
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Every day, Afghan people are confronted by war, government instability, and terrorism which have pervaded this nation for decades. These volatile factors have impacted women directly.
This New Year continues to bring political unrest and devastation to millions of people around the world, including those countries within which we work such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan.
Florence, Godelive, and Nazera did not have a say in the U.S. election, and yet it may have a profound effect on their lives.
Stay tuned to find out how you can double your impact and make a difference in the lives of these incredible survivors of war.
Join us on Giving Tuesday, November 29th, for a Virtual Rally for Women’s Rights
Why do you support women’s rights? Have you thought about why it is important to you?
We believe that empowering women economically is not only the right thing to do to honour the world’s commitment to human rights—it is also the smart thing to do for development, economic growth and business.”
This blog was originally posted by WfWI President Laurie Adams on the Huffington Post on October 12, 2016.