GLOBAL OPPORTUNITY 

Women's Empowerment

PROPOSAL 

How do we dramatically improve the quality of life for a new generation of women growing up in underdeveloped countries?

Saheli Women/IPHD India - Rajasthan. 

Getting rural women employed - their earnings lift up their families and the whole community     (per data collected by micro-financing initiatives like Kiva.org.) in addition to providing them with personal satisfaction, self worth, and autonomy.

Teaching rural women local handcraft skills and getting them work, also providing heath and education initiatives for their families.

 

Also, in Bangalore, a new but important effort is undergoing by saving scraps from tailors and sewing useful handicraft and donating them:

https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/weaving-their-magic-nine-women-aim-to-reduce-waste-at-landfills/articleshow/76250434.cms

Awamaki, working with artisans in Sacred Valley, Peru to raise quality of life through employment and health trainings and opportunities.

In Kenya - GirlsonFire.org supports education and creates mentoring networks and programs for young girls and women in rural areas.

 

 

DATE 

Spring 2024