Grants for women and women's empowerment from AWIU

2022 AWIU Grants to Non-Profits Central to AWIU’s mission is our commitment to strengthening the work of women across the world through grants. Early on, AWIU issued grants for individual women to travel to the United States for study. In the past number years, grants have been issued to organizations …

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Mushroom farming

An AWIU Conversation with Dr. Rita Nyampinga   International Woman of Courage Dr. Rita Nyampinga has been busy since returning to Harare, Zimbabwe from her stateside visit in 2020 to collect her IWOC award. On June 18th, she shared what she’s been doing with women recently released from prison in …

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Steven Marwa

It is with great sadness that AWIU reports the recent news of the death of Stephen Marwa, a wonderful man many of you knew through his work as executive director of Hope Revival Children’s Organization in Tanzania. AWIU supported the compelling work Stephen was doing in the Musoma and Mara …

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Sunday, September 19, 2021 Marini de Livera:  Empowering Women and Children in Sri Lanka By Betsy Richman | December 19, 2021 Marini de Livera is a crusader, one who aims her powerful weapons of pro bono legal services and training in the arts against the exploitation of women and children …

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Saturday, November 6, 2021 Shlama Foundation:  Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Assyrian Chaldean Syriac People of Northern Iraq By Betsy Richman | December 19, 2021    The folkloric costumes that the Shlama Foundation is producing in Northern Iraq are breathtaking. The colorful and heavily embroidered tunics, headpieces, jewelry, and shawls …

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nepal model blog

Case study: More Than Just a Grant Fifty-eight percent of residents in Kalikot, Nepal, live in deep poverty. Seventy-four percent of its girls are married by the age of 19 and largely uneducated. Against this bleak backdrop, Modern Model Residential School offers a better future to the area’s children through …

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