Onyishi Bukola Adeola serves as the Country Director for Women for Women International – Nigeria, where she manages programmes that have served more than 57,000 women since 2000.
Onyishi Bukola Adeola serves as the Country Director for Women for Women International – Nigeria, where she manages programs that have served more than 57,000 women since 2000.
Sitting under the shade of the acacia trees in Nyaruguru, Rwanda, 52-year-old Caritas Mukagatana lists every member of her family killed in the 1994 genocide that claimed the lives of nearly 800,000 people in just 100 days.
In her small shop in the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center, 65-year-old Fazila sells flowers to mourners and visitors who come to honor and remember the 8,000 men and boys who were massacred there in July 1995.
It was a tough 3 days of walking and learning; along with about 3,000 participants, we marched 120km in total, in honour of the men and boys who brutally lost their lives on this very route in 1995.
Mandana Hendessi, WfWI EMEA Regional Director, talks about her recent visit to Kawergosk Refugee Camp, northern Iraq.
Around the world, mothers are united by their shared experiences, for the sacrifices they make to put their children's needs first, and for the inspiration they give us all.
They call themselves “Agaseke”. It’s because they had “a vision ahead of them,” they explain, as they sit together weaving baskets and making beads.
This week, people across Rwanda are coming together to remember the terrible genocide 21 years ago, and to stand together for the future of their country.
For Phibi, a program graduate in Nigeria, a small savings bank made from mud clay represents the power she has to change her life – and the life of her daughter, too.