Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households

 
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $518 from an original funding goal of $4,852!
    • 2 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Jeanine - A Change Agent Profile
    By - Gretchen Wallace - President, Global Grassroots
    We'd love to share a profile of team President of Construct the Family, Jeanine: by Christina Hueschen                 The Construct the Family (Turwubake in the local language of Kinyarwanda) office sits on a dirt road close to the Nyamirambo market in Nyarugenge...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    New Partnerships Deepen Global Grassroots' Impact
    By - Jamie Persons - Global Program Associate
    Dear friends,   This week we mourn the passing of Rehema UWIREMYE, a graduate of Global Grassroots Academy for Conscious Change and an executive committee member of Turwubake.  The venture is temporarily on hold, and we will update you when the team has decided to resume operations.      GLOBAL...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Global Grassroots Chosen to Partner with Women for Water Campaign
    By - Gretchen Wallace - President
    TURWUBAKE / CONSTRUCT THE FAMILY UPDATE Over the last few months, Construct the Family decided to move its operations to a new section of Kigali called Nyamirambo.  Some of the initial target population they were serving, including domestic workers and women in abusive relationships, were having difficulties attending...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households has received 4 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Global Grassroots Launches 3 New Social Ventures in Rwanda
    By - Jamie Persons - Global Program Associate
    Global Grassroots is thrilled to announce the launch of three new, sustainable social ventures in Rwanda, designed by and for grassroots women... Kind People: Providing Training to Promote Legal Marriage and Protect Women's Property Rights With the generous sponsorship of Maura Shaughnessy and family, Global Grassroots...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Tailoring skills mean new opportunities for program graduates
    By - Jamie Persons - Global Program Associate
    The Construct the Family team recently welcomed a new teacher to facilitate their course on sewing and women’s economic independence, in order to allow the previous instructor to take maternity leave. Currently, 5 of their students are earning a steady income independently through tailoring, thanks to their new...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    More Trainings Offered to Accommodate Local Demand
    By - Jamie Persons - Global Program Associate
    Construct the Family (Turwubake) has come to be known in their community, and a number of local women and domestic workers have approached the team leaders, asking to be registered in their sewing program, in order to develop skills to establish economic independence. In order to accommodate and serve the increasing demand...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Construct the Family to complete first class on domestic violence
    By - Gretchen Wallace - President
    Turwubake's first class of trainees are about to graduate!   As you know, Turwubake / Construct the Family, a Global Grassroots sponsored "micro-NGO" is addressing the issue of violence against both wives and domestic workers in Rwanda. The program is working to educate 50 households, 30 domestic workers, and 30...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households has received 6 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Team Hosts Trainings on Women's Rights & Economic Independence
    By - Jamie Persons - Program Associate
    Construct the Family, a team comprised of 25 local women in the Nyaryngenge Sector of Rwanda, has identified sexual and physical violence against married women and domestic workers as a major issue in their community. The team recently concluded a baseline issue study that has informed their approach to raising awareness of...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Construct the Family Launches Operations
    By - Gretchen Wallace - President & Founder
    CONSTRUCT THE FAMILY BEGINS OPERATIONS Construct the Family is working to reduce problems related to violence against married women and domestic workers. They have seen how domestic and sexual violence leads to broken families, physical disability, HIV infection, ignorance, poverty, children without fathers, and women...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Transformation for Women in Rwanda
    By - Gretchen Wallace - President
    GLOBAL GRASSROOTS UPDATE Global Grassroots US team recently returned from Rwanda where we visited our existing project teams and initiated our 2010 Academy for Conscious Change.This Academy cohort includes 37 participants representing 7 of the 30+ teams who applied. Having completed our intensive training, our teams will...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households has received 5 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households posted a progress report
    Global Grassroots March 2010 Update
    By - Rebecca Perkins - Social Innovation Manager
    In the 100 days of the Rwandan genocide, between 250,000 and 500,000 women and girls were raped, gang raped, or sexually mutilated and 68% of survivors contracted HIV. In a study conducted by the Rwandan National Institute of Statistics, 31% of women surveyed reported domestic abuse, 60% of these women did not report their...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Combat Violence in 50 Rwanda Households has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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Project Leader

Gretchen Wallace

President and Founder
Hanover, New Hampshire United States

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