MADRE, An International Women's Human Rights Org.

MADRE's mission is to advance women's human rights by meeting urgent needs in communities and building lasting solutions to the crises women face. MADRE works towards a world in which all people enjoy the fullest range of individual and collective human rights; in which resources are shared equitably and sustainably; in which women participate effectively in all aspects of society; and in which people have a meaningful say in policies that affect their lives. MADRE's vision is enacted with an understanding of the inter-relationships between the various issues we address and by a commitment to working in partnership with women at the local, regional and international levels who share our go...
Jun 11, 2012

Bonus Day for our Girls Education in Kenya Project

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On June 13, starting at 12:01 am EST, GlobalGiving is sponsoring a special “Bonus Day,” where every donation you make to MADRE and the Indigenous Information Network’s “Supporting Girls Education in Rural Kenya” project will be matched by 50 percent— greatly increasing the impact of your generous donations!

With our partner organization, the Indigenous Information Network, MADRE supports the Nanyori Shelter Network, a group of six shelters that feed and care for hundreds of girls who have escaped forced early marriage and FGM. Grateful Kenyan mothers have named these school shelters the “Nanyori” Network, which means “You Are Loved.”

The shelters also serve as boarding schools, providing girls from Indigenous communities in rural Kenya with a safe and protected environment to pursue their education.

Your support of this project will enable us to continue our crucial work with Kenyan girls. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to make your donation go even further, and donate today

Jun 11, 2012

It's Bonus Day for our Project in Somalia!

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On June 13, starting at 12:01 am EST, GlobalGiving is sponsoring a special “Bonus Day,” where every donation you make to MADRE and Womankind Kenya’s “Help Families Fleeing Famine in Somalia” project will be matched by 50 percent—greatly increasing the impact of your generous donations!

In northeastern Kenya, Somali families fleeing famine and war have settled in communities that are themselves facing face severe drought and hunger. MADRE is working with our partner Womankind Kenya to respond to the crisis by providing families with urgent aid—including calorie-dense, nutritious food, emergency water supplies, health kits with medicines to fight diarrhea and infections, and oral rehydration salts.

Your support of this project will enable us to continue our crucial work with Womankind Kenya. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to make your donation go even further, and donate today!

Jun 11, 2012

Bonus Day for our Sustainable Chicken Farm Project

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On June 13, starting at 12:01 am EST, GlobalGiving is sponsoring a special “Bonus Day,” where every donation you make to MADRE and Muixil’s “Sustainable Chicken Farm for Guatemalan Women” project will be matched by 50 percent— greatly increasing the impact of your generous donations!

MADRE works with Muixil, a grassroots group of Indigenous Ixil women in Guatemala. Together, we created Farming for the Future, establishing small chicken farms as a source of income and nutrition for Ixil women and their families.

Your support of this project will enable us to continue our crucial work with Muixil. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to make your donation go even further, and donate today!

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