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HIDRAUK/SOMALIA: Empowering Women, Transforming Communities

HIDRAUK/SOMALIA: Empowering Women, Transforming Communities December 22, 2017 The decline of the Somali state after the civil war redefined the socio-economic roles played by Somali women. With so many men dying, injured or simply losing interest in their marriages, women have had to take up the responsibility of caring for their families and working their …

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Bunyoro Kitara Development: Disability is not inability

Bunyoro Kitara Development: Disability is not inability December 22, 2017 For disabled women in Uganda, breaking out of the cycle of poverty is near impossible. With little or no formal education, these women are unable to gain steady employment which means no education for their children, zero access to good healthcare and poor standards of …

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Riana Development Network: Eliminating poverty one household at a time

In partnership with AFFORD, our organisation addressed issues of food insecurity and poverty of 38 households within the Nyanza province in Kenya. This province has the highest HIV prevalence in Kenya resulting in households that are headed by women who have lost their spouses or by children orphaned by the disease. With the loss of …

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Development Impact for Nigeria: Creating business owners in Ishefun

Development Impact for Nigeria: Creating business owners in Ishefun December 22, 2017 Development Impact for Nigeria is an international development NGO that provides advocacy and community development support to individuals, self-help groups and professionals working with socially excluded communities in Nigeria. Our organisation believes that with a job or a source of income, people are …

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