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Archive for August 2012

GWWI Report From the Field: Women Prisoners Provide Their Own Clean Water

The Global Women’s Water Initiative Team has been traveling through East Africa to visit the women teams that were trained in our 2011-2012 year long training program. Meet the people whose lives they are changing. GWWI Team – Gemma Bulos, Director; Rose Wamalwa, Kenya/Tanzania Field Coordinator; Comfort Mukasa, Uganda Field Coordinator   Lydia, the senior…

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Dr. Seema Tripathi: Leading Change at the Grassroots

Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) is thrilled to welcome Dr. Seema Tripathi to the Bay Area in early September! Dr. Seema is one of the leaders of WEA’s partner in India, Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG), an organization that promotes the rights and just livelihoods of small and landless farmers in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Seema…

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Mary Saves $1000s With Clean Water

Meet Mary, a businesswoman who sells clothes in a small shop and lives in a small house in Matejo, a slum area in Arusha, Tanzania. A few years back she had an operation on her back and was advised by her doctor to take safe water only. She was also told not to take boiled…

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GWWI Women and Water: Stay Tuned for Reports From the Field

GWWI Women and Water: Stay Tuned for Reports From the Field  We hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! This next few weeks, our Director, Gemma Bulos will be traveling to follow-up and pay a visit to the 2011 Graduates of the Women and Water Training last August. If you’ve been following along this past…

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