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Small is Beautiful…Grants, That Is (Part 2)

Thanks to probing, concrete questions from Ma … Read More»

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Small Is Beautiful...Grants, That Is (Part 1)

Larger-scale support of loc … Read More»

Haiti: Honoring the Ancestors

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: It’s September, nearly nine months after the massive January 12 earthquake that leveled the capital in a 30-second spasm, irrevocably altering Haiti’s present and future. Read More »

"Haitian women carry the burden of the country on their heads."

Michaelle Jean | General Governor of Canada

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What’s missing from the DIY aid debate? Overlooking the capacity of local NGOs

Professional or amateur? Skills and experience or passion and new ideas? … Read More»

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Changing the system…from the ground up

"‘The system’ whereby foreign donors give handouts, and not sustainable initiatives that are drawn from the needs of the communities, is a problem.” ~R.M., Zimbabwe … Read More»

Deliver "Dignity and Action" Kits to Haiti's Adolescent Girls

BY ANNE-CHRISTINE D’ADESKY

While the global outpouring of help and funds for Haiti’s earthquake survivors has been historic—one in of five Americans apparently responded—adolescent girls have been overlooked in relief efforts. Read More »

Push for US Foreign Aid Reform to Help Women and Communities

Foreign aid dollars aren't going where they are needed most. You can be part of the solution.

Visionary Leaders

A New “Irrefutable Truth”

With the changing economic climate, investing in women and girls is now more critical than ever. Global Fund for Women CEO and President Kavita Nandini Ramdas explains why. Read More »

"Most women in the developing world are quick to point out that they have been enduring an economic crisis for generations."

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The need to push for more international aid

In response to "Biting hunger drives rural women away from adult education class" by mamaAfrica: … Read More»

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