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Archive for December 2011

Woman Water Champion, Rose Wamalwa

Meet Rose Wamalwa. Rose is one of ten women selected as one of Global Women’s Water Initiative Fellowship Program for 2011. GWWI launched this program in response to the need for more women to be actively participating at every level of the water and sanitation sector. GWWI Fellowship Program creates a network of support by…

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Powerful Partnerships in East Africa

  When Rosemary and Joy met Jackie and Dorothy, it wasn’t in Kisumu where they all live and work— It was  in Uganda at the 2011 East Africa Women and Water Training coordinated by Global Women’s Water Initiave (GWWI). Joy and Rosemary were selected because of their work with Kisumu Medical and Education Trust (KMET),…

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Planting Seeds of Resilience

Last week, we celebrated the Women’s Earth Alliance India Program at our special event–Seeds of Resilience: Women Farmers Striving in the Face of Climate Change. Be sure to check out photos from the event here and watch the new India video! We are touched by the outpouring of support from our community, and were glad…

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WEA Advocacy Training: Building Bridges for Dialogue and Collaboration

This November 4th – 6th, WEA hosted our first Advocacy Training, in partnership with Indigenous Environmental Network. We’re proud to share that the Training was a success. Our Training took place at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA, which is located on Ohlone territory. Muwekma Ohlone elder Ann Marie Sayers opened the Training on…

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Making Ripples: Zero to 2800 in Four Months

  Exciting news rippling out from East Africa! It has been four months since the Global Women’s Water Initiative completed Phase One of our third African Women and Water Training Program in Kampala, Uganda (Read more about the Phase 1). Fifty two women from East Africa and the United States came to Kampala to attend…

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