WE is pleased to announce Paige Bradley as its first Executive Director. Bradley brings two decades of experience in the non-profit, political and communications arenas to the role, where she will oversee efforts to double the organization’s funding of poverty alleviation programs by 2020. Bradley most recently worked in Paris, France as a fundraising director for Sport dans la Ville, France’s leading nonprofit serving at-risk youth and families.
Women's Empowerment: First Bold Step
Eleven years ago, Women’s Empowerment International (WE) joined forces with a successful worldwide movement to lift people out of poverty. Through a variety of approaches, this global effort halved world poverty in just 20 years.
Enjoy this article from the San Diego Union-Tribune about WE’s support of the Granny Project in Uganda.
WE is proud to announce our newest project partner, the Boutik Sante Program of Fonkoze in Haiti. Our members may be familiar with Fonkoze’s outstanding microloan program, one of the oldest and most well respected in Haiti.
On most days, you can find Vida Zah outside the Mawuli Spot, her drinking establishment in Pokuase, Ghana. She smiles and chats and makes her customers feel welcome while they imbibe her sodas, beer and pure water.
Loans from WomensTrust – WE’s former partner bank for the poor in Ghana – have allowed Vida to increase her stock, employ two women and boost her weekly sales. The loans have made itRead more ...