New Sewing Initiative Create Economic Empowerment in Liberia

Member Joanna Korpo Ballah has exciting news to share! Thanks to the generosity of a philanthropist in Canada, the organization where she serves as executive director — Alliance for Women and Children Development — has two new sewing machines. The sewing machines will help women in the community make menstrual pads. Visit their Facebook page to learn more!sewing machines

AWACD Holds Workshop for Single Mothers in Monrovia

Member Joanna Korpo Ballah recently facilitated a two day capacity building workshop for more than 50 single mothers in Monrovia, Liberia. Joanna is the executive director of the Alliance for Women and Children Development and this was their first event of the year. Congratulations on a successful event!

Pro-women Safe Sanitary Foundation Commemorates International Women’s Day

Member Vivian Akudo Nwogu, a registered nurse and native of Ihitte Ezinihitte Mbaise IMO state Nigeria, founded¬†Pro-women Safe Sanitary Foundation to make sanitary pads available and affordable to young underprivileged girls in Nigeria. They recently had their second event in Commemoration of International Women’s Day. They covered three states by sending teams to the ¬†IMO state, Rivers state and Benue state. They are hoping to get more support from people, organizations, and the Government so that they can make more impact in the society at large.

Click here to learn more about this initiative.
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