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Archive for May 2012

GWWI Women and Water on Wednesdays: Team from Uganda Preparing for a Government Water Contract!

OWAD promotes rural women’s empowerment, alleviates poverty, and eliminates homelessness among widows. With a membership of 2,000, OWAD provides housing for rural women and young mothers among other legal services. After attending the GWWI training, they were able to add water and sanitation solutions to their roster of services for widows and orphans and the…

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Lessons from an Indigenous Woman’s Leadership

Blog entry by Rucha Chitnis, India Director of Women’s Earth Alliance Twitter: @ruchachitnis I had the great honor and joy to speak with Dolores Sales at the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples conference in San Francisco this month.  Dolores is an Indigenous Maya Mam woman from Guatemala, who is one of the leaders of National…

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GWWI Women and Water on Wednesdays: GWWI Graduate Selected for Board of Directors for Kenyan Water Company!

Catherine Wanjohi is a 2011 Graduate of the Global Women’s Water Initiative Training Program. Catherine is the Executive Director of Life Bloom, an organization in Naivasha, Kenya that empowers ex-commercial sex workers with vocational skills and education to uplift them into a life of dignity through entrepreneurship. Not only is Life Bloom building a vocational…

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WEA selected by Cooper design firm for UX Bootcamp

This summer, WEA has been selected by Cooper, a San Francisco-based design and strategy firm to be the focus of their four day “UX Bootcamp”. The UX Bootcamp is part intensive design course, part design competition. Designers, engineers, and product managers will join forces to learn design methods, while envisioning new concepts for WEA’s website…

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