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Foundation for Women is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit microfinance organization established in 1997 with offices in San Diego, CA  and Liberia. FFW’s  mission is to help alleviate poverty through entrepreneurship by providing microcredit loans, motivational programs, credit establishment, and other services to impoverished women both locally and globally. Through programs such as microcredit, women have […]






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More than Me  – Recreation Program Manager – Volunteer Are you a creative, out-of-the-box thinker? Do you have the drive and ambition to take a burgeoning program and push it forward? More Than Me is looking for an individual who is excited to make a difference in this world, who is internet savvy, and who […]






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Editor’s Note: Remember when the Stirring the Fire team was in Liberia documenting Foundation for Women‘s “All Liberian Women’s Summit“?  Phil Borges, STF founder, recaps the project for us and has the film they created with the young women leaders to share! This past August I traveled to Liberia to document a women’s leadership summit. Foundation […]






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Kevin Castner reflects on his travels to document the work of Foundation for Women (FFW) in Liberia with Phil Borges and WTYSL. My final reflections?  This was an actual adventure for me, something I’ve never done and well outside my comfort zone.  I missed not being able to ‘move’, since we always had to be ferried by car […]






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Phil is in Liberia documenting the work of Foundation for Women (FFW), an organization that strives to continually support and encourage impoverished women, both globally and locally, by funding and creating microcredit programs. A longtime supporter of Phil and his work, Kevin Castner is traveling with him and reporting back to us from the field. […]






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Phil is in Liberia documenting the work of Foundation for Women (FFW), an organization that strives to continually support and encourage impoverished women, both globally and locally, by funding and creating microcredit programs. A longtime supporter of Phil and his work, Kevin Castner is traveling with him and reporting back to us from the field. “What God […]






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Phil is in Liberia documenting the work of Foundation for Women (FFW), an organization that strives to continually support and encourage impoverished women, both globally and locally, by funding and creating microcredit programs. A longtime supporter of Phil and his work, Kevin Castner is traveling with him and reporting back to us from the field. […]






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Phil is in Liberia documenting the work of Foundation for Women (FFW), an organization that strives to continually support and encourage impoverished women, both globally and locally, by funding and creating microcredit programs. A longtime supporter of Phil and his work, Kevin Castner is traveling with him and reporting back to us from the field. […]






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Phil is in Liberia documenting the work of Foundation for Women (FFW), an organization that strives to continually support and encourage impoverished women, both globally and locally, by funding and creating microcredit programs. A longtime supporter of Phil and his work, Kevin Castner is traveling with him and reporting back to us from the field. […]






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Phil is in Liberia documenting the work of Foundation for Women (FFW), an organization that strives to continually support and encourage impoverished women, both globally and locally, by funding and creating microcredit programs. A longtime supporter of Phil and his work, Kevin Castner is traveling with him and reporting back to us from the field. […]






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