African Women's Development Fund

The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) is a fundraising and grant-making initiative, which supports the work of the African Women's Movement. AWDF mobilizes financial, human and material resources to support local, national and international initiatives for transformation led by African women, which will lead to women living with integrity and in peace.

African Women's Development Fund
AWDF P.M.B CT 89, Cantonments,
78 Ambassadorial Enclave, East Legon
Accra, PMB
Ghana
011-233-289669666
http://www.awdf.org

CEO

Theo Sowa

Management Team

Theo A Sowa, Sarah Mukasa, Gertrude B Annoh-Quarshie, Abigail N Burgesson, Grace Amenyogbeli, Beatrice Boakye-Yiadom

Board of Directors

Sesae F Mpuchane, Hilda M Tadria, Joana S Foster, Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi, Abena Amoah, Mary Wandia, Ndey Sow

Project Leaders

Fortune Abodakpi

Mission

The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) is a fundraising and grant-making initiative, which supports the work of the African Women's Movement. AWDF mobilizes financial, human and material resources to support local, national and international initiatives for transformation led by African women, which will lead to women living with integrity and in peace.

Programs

The AWDF funds work in six thematic areas: Women's Human Rights, Women's Health and Reproductive Rights, HIV/AIDS, Economic Empowerment & Livelihood, Governance Peace and Security, Arts Culture and Sports.

Statistics on African Women's Development Fund

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2013: $5,000,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $5,000,000
  • Other funding sources: 98% Institutional Donors & Foundations 1% Individual 1% Others
  • Religious Affiliation: None. AWDF is not affiliated with any religion.