You now its been a good day when Arianna Huffington, media mogul and powerhouse, tweets about your good work. We at Women’s Global Empowerment Fund were lucky enough to catch Huffington’s eye as a part of the Next Ten Challenge. In partnership with Crowdrise, an online crowdfunding platform, the Huffington Post is celebrating its tenth […]
“Empowerment for women and girls is progress for all.” Women’s Global clients celebrated International Women’s Day in Gulu, Uganda on March 4-8 with a series of debates, discussions, and mentoring sessions for girls. On March 8, in recognition of IWD 2015, women (and men) marched for equality, justice and each other.
Kelly McDonald of Fashion Project, an innovative company that frames fashion as a force for good, relays her first experience visiting Uganda. Learn more about her journey here! As we made the six-hour drive from the capital to Gulu, everything felt like it was falling into place. I had never been somewhere so entirely different […]
Check out Rent The Runway’s blog featuring WGEF & Founder, Karen Sugar as one of their favorite women-led charities!
It’s Here! WGEF’s 2014 client survey, highlighting the critical impact of our program for women and families in northern Uganda! The results show: 67% of respondents report their children are in school more consistently Increases in food security, including nutrition and frequency 93% report increase of peace in their households “I am able to support […]
The mission of Women’s Global Empowerment Fund is to reach underserved women through economic, social and political programs; creating opportunities while addressing inequality, strengthening families and communities. Through grassroots strategies, marginalized women are given the tools necessary to alleviate poverty
Women’s Global Empowerment Fund strives to develop programs that produce reductions in poverty and the marginalization of women and their families by providing economic, social and political opportunities for sustainability and self-determination. Investing in women and families, by creating a social network, helps women build livelihoods and address inequality.
By donating or volunteering with Women’s Global Empowerment Fund, you can help women create a brighter future for themselves and their families. We need a dynamic volunteer force to build awareness about microfinance and our other programs in northern Uganda. Your action can make it possible for us to provide opportunities to more and more […]