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Archive for April 2013

The Original Tree Huggers: Let Us Not Forget Their Sacrifice

Blog by: Rucha Chitnis, Former WEA South Asia Program Director. 1730 CE “Sar santey rukh rahe to bhi sasto jan.” “If a tree is saved even at the cost of one’s head, it’s worth it.” Amrita Devi Nearly 280 years ago, the sacrifice of a brave woman, Amrita Devi, would have ripple effects in one of…

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GWWI Partner Brings Clean Water to a Clinic in Kakamega

By GWWI Regional Coordinator, Rose Wamalwa Rose Wamalwa is GWWI Kenya/Tanzania Regional Coordinator. She was selected as 1 of 4 East African women for the inaugural GWWI Fellowship class in 2011. Because of her stellar work, she was hired to manage and support 5 women’s teams in Kenya and Tanzania. She also opened her own…

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Meet our Spring Interns!

Spring is a busy time of year here at Team WEA as we plan for events and shift our programs into high gear.  None of this would be possible without our stellar group of interns who help us keep things running smoothly.  We are so grateful that these wonderful ladies have chosen to share their…

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