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Lumana, a non-profit organization based out of Seattle, reduces poverty and increase opportunity for individuals in rural Africa through microfinance, savings services, and business education. Currently focusing on the Volta Region of Ghana, Lumana acts as a partner when facilitating healthy, prosperous and economically resilient communities. Lumana’s fellows program gives volunteers the opportunity to make […]






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Mufindi Orphans, Inc. by Rebecca Kuntz 20 women sit in a circle on the ground. The hot sun shines down on their faces as they laugh and tell stories. Babies cling to their backs, wrapped in colorful cloths, as these women work. Their hands move in an intentional and flowing rhythm as the yellow reed […]






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Advocate Safe House Project by Sarah Schwab Advocate Safe House Project is a community based non-profit in Glenwood Springs, Colorado whose mission is to, ‘promote healthy relationships free from violence through education, advocacy, empowerment, and safe housing.’ In 1986, a group of community members felt a need to respond to the growing awareness of domestic […]






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Pace Center for Girls by Maisy Page   PACE Center for Girls began in 1985 with one Center in Jacksonville, Florida and now includes 17 Centers throughout Florida that serve over 2,000 girls each year. PACE began as a response to a realization in the community that girls involved with the justice system were either being placed […]






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Reel Grrls by Sunni Campbell During the summer of 2011 I had the privilege of interning for a non-profit organization named Reel Grrls, dedicated to empowering young women from diverse communities through media literacy.  Each year over 80 young women participate from several programs offered through out the school year and during the summer.  Reel […]






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Women for Afghan Women by Roya Jalili  Women For Afghan Women, is a non-profit, human rights organization based out of  Queens, New York and Kabul, Afghanistan.  WAW advocates, empowers, and shelters women and children. Most of the clients in Queens, New York are refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Morocco.  WAW works with NGO groups […]






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Lower East Side Girls Club – By Amanda Coen What began in 1996 as a means to address the lack of social services for women in the Lower East Side of Manhattan has now grown and seen much success. The Lower East Side Girls Club is a fun, creative haven for girls aged 8 to […]






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Eastside Domestic Violence Program (EDVP) has been working for 30 years in East King County to help survivors of domestic violence (DV) along their path to safety and raise awareness within local communities of this wide-spread social problem. Started in 1982 by volunteers moved by two consecutive DV homicides in the Bellevue area, EDVP has […]






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