By Frozan Marofi, Women for Women International – Afghanistan
By Justine Valemberi, Women for Women International – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Nankafu is a 53-year-old mother of ten. Sadly, seven of her children have passed away and only three remain. Two are married and the youngest is in the fifth grade.
Our Supporter Spotlight will feature sponsors who generously support our work and bring sponsorship into their ever day lives. Today, we put the spotlight on Katharine Buckley, a longtime supporter of our work in London, UK.
The drivers and consequences of poverty are gendered: women are more vulnerable and denied opportunities.
“At the community level, I am active, especially in some cases related to women. I advise women, and people in the community are happy about my activities.” Women for Women International - Afghanistan graduate
By Justine Kavira Valemberi, Women for Women International - Democratic Republic of Congo
Beatrice is a mother who has suffered the loss of 5 of her children. In honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing Beatrice’s story in her own words so that she can tell us how the Women for Women International program has allowed her to take better care of her children and her family.
This blog was written by Monica Agene, a staff member at the Women for Women international Nigeria Office
I am in charge and control my turf
Wielding my power like a king on tour
In modern wars, it’s dangerous to be a woman. During the Rwandan genocide, up to 500,000 women were raped, sexually mutilated, or murdered.