Help to build, equip, and operate a new maternity hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world. In existing facilities, women share beds and even settle on the floor to give birth. Kupona Foundation is raising money for training, infrastructure improvements and new equipment to improve maternal healthcare in 22 facilities, and to support the construction of a new 200-bed hospital for emergency and high-risk cases in the region.
CAPTA is a personal and professional/vocational training program for women who live in marginalized communities with high levels of poverty. The training includes a strong psychological development component that empowers women by lifting self-esteem and confidence levels. The process is followed by a professional training that provides a certificate for employment in the hotel industry; achieving not only professional but personal satisfaction.
Most deserving poor youth & young women will be selected to start income generation and entrepreneur skills in YOUNG WOMEN residing in slum areas and belongs to poor families through Skill & Entrepreneur training center for 300 young women ages between 14 to 24 years at the initial stage within a year time frame.
Rooftop micro farms enable these women from Deheishe Refugee Camp to support their families and address the food insecurity they suffer from. Many families don't have sufficient access to fresh vegetables, effecting especially the children in their development. Providing these women with the training and materials to produce two healthy harvests a year has showed to be a successful way to address the need of Palestinian refugees, and should be made available to more women as soon as possible!
In Iraq, MADRE helps women threatened by violence to escape to safety and begin rebuilding their lives. With allies and an escape route, survivors of violence move from seeing themselves only as victims of abuse. They come to know that they can create positive change. This project strengthens women's capacity to demand their rights to freedom from all forms of violence.
Since 2007, our Jinja women's group has diligently learned business skills and used internally generated microloans to build and expand their businesses. They want to escape the Jinja slums and own their homes. Help them achieve their dream. We have purchased land for these homes. Ten ladies each need a $1900 down payment (2/3 to raise on globalgiving) to begin construction of the first phase of ten homes. Ladies who once lived on under $1 per day will escape poverty forever. Good bye slums!