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Maisha Film Maisha Film
Karibu! Here, we have all the information about our new documentary film, Maisha: A New Life Outside the Mines.
The "walking sisters" deliver results for the impoverished Congolese of Kolwezi The "walking sisters" deliver results for the impoverished Congolese of Kolwezi
Chances are you’ve never heard of Kolwezi, located in the south of the mineral-rich Democratic Republic of Congo. But you probably carry around with you a piece of Kolwezi wherever you go.
Education and Skills Training to Ensure Economic Justice for Women in India Education and Skills Training to Ensure Economic Justice for Women in India
India is the world’s largest democracy. The country is considered a leader in many areas of science and technology and has seen a great amount of growth in recent years.
A chance at entrepreneurship for vulnerable women in Bolivia A chance at entrepreneurship for vulnerable women in Bolivia
Bolivia is one of Latin America’s poorest countries with 60 percent of its 12 million people living below the poverty line, and 37 percent living in conditions of extreme poverty.
A fresh start for the women of Nicaragua A fresh start for the women of Nicaragua
Life in the urban slums just south of the Nicaraguan capital, Managua, is particularly grueling.
Thai artisans craft their way out of poverty Thai artisans craft their way out of poverty
For the past three decades, Thailand has been at or near the top of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies. The boom, however, has barely touched the rural Northeast, the North, nor the slums of the capital city, Bangkok.
Training Senegalese women to become the workforce of tomorrow Training Senegalese women to become the workforce of tomorrow
Senegal has been held up as one of Africa’s model democracies, but it’s still one of the world's poorest countries with about 34 percent of its 13 million inhabitants living below the poverty line.
Mozambique: How working for peanuts can make a big local impact Mozambique: How working for peanuts can make a big local impact
Mozambique has seen a modest pick-up in economic growth over the past two decades, but it remains the poorest and least developed country in southern Africa, both in human rights and gender development terms.
A clean slate in Kenya: the women of Embu are proud new stakeholders in a promising business they helped create A clean slate in Kenya: the women of Embu are proud new stakeholders in a promising business they helped create
Just over a dozen years ago a group of women from the slums of Embu, having nowhere else to turn, called on the Good Shepherd Sisters of Kenya. These women were the victims of particularly oppressive cultural practices and sexual discrimination.
For Kenya's impoverished Turkana women, training and a new life begins For Kenya's impoverished Turkana women, training and a new life begins
Kitale is a rural town in western Kenya plagued by a high rate of poverty and illiteracy. The Turkana people are its most marginalized residents. They live in the Kipsongo slum, a community beset by famine, disease, illiteracy, abuse and child labor.