In 2022, AWIU awarded grants to 14 organizations worldwide and the International Women of Courage

2022 U.S. Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage

Rizwana Hasan, Bangladesh
Simone Sibilio do Nascimento, Brazil
Ei Thinzar Maung, Burma
Josefina Klinger Zúñiga, Colombia
Taif Sami Mohammed, Iraq
Facia Boyenoh Harris, Liberia
Najla Mangoush, Libya
Doina Gherman, Moldova
Bhumika Shrestha, Nepal
Carmen Gheorghe, Romania
Roegchanda Pascoe, South Africa
Phạm Đoan Trang, Vietnam

2022 AWIU Representative List Of Grant Recipients

Femmes En Action (Women in Action/Youth Power)
Job skills training for hair dressing

Cameroon Young Dynamic Youths
Maternal and infant care training and materials

Prince & Princess Academy
Construction/building materials for additional classrooms

Women Force Organization Guinea (Force Des Femmes Guinée)
Sewing machines purchased to train 32 women in sewing, fashion, design

Second Mile Haiti
Medical equipment and kits for clinic

Human Organization for People's Enlightenment
Training and bamboo supplies for local selling

Ivory Coast Mothers and Children Clinic
Plastering and painting a vaccination room and food for 150 children for five months

Rwanda Children
Nutrition project for 38 women

The Needy Today
Training 60 women in basic IT computer skills to lead to employment and purchasing 10 computers

Alpha Women Empowerment Initiative
Piglet project for 25 women
Divine Action Rural Development Foundation
Briquette project

Foundation for Women Affected by Conflicts
Sewing project to teach various skills in machining

Tailoring training where machines go to participants to start their own small businesses

Women Arises Association
10,000 liter water tank for hospital in Bwatale

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