Through our Global Partnership Network (GPN), Women Thrive works closely with grassroots organizations on honing their fundraising and advocacy skills in order to generate effective messages and campaigns and achieve positive change. We assist our partners on an array of topics, from impacting laws and policies to addressing the social norms that maintain and increase gender inequality. We believe that citizens, equipped with skills, knowledge, and confidence, can create the best solutions to advance social justice and a more equitable and prosperous future for women and men.
With your support, Women Thrive recently produced 2 new trainings for our partners. These trainings have been led over the web and also on the ground with our partners around the world:
Your commitment to women and girls is what sustains are work, and we cannot thank you enough. Stay tuned for updates from our partners on their experience and reflections from our trainings by visiting our website at www.womenthrive.org.
With International Women’s Day just passed and the spring season already underway, Women Thrive would like to provide a quick review of how, with your support, we have made advances for women and girls together:
With your support, Women Thrive is able to achieve continue working towards women’s empowerment worldwide. We cannot thank you enough for being a committed donor. Please let us know if we can further engage with you on any of our issues.
Women Thrive's annual brochure looks back on what we have been able to accomplish on behalf of the world's women and girls in 2014, all thanks to your support. Please click here to read our brochure and learn more about the impact that your gift has made.
A few highlights from this year:
Thank you for your support in 2014. You have made a world of difference in helping empower women and girls globally.
You helped us reach our funding goal. What can we say? Thank you just doesn’t seem like it’s enough.
With your support, you helped us highlight the challenges and opportunities that women and men living in extreme poverty around the world face in their every day lives. These findings were captured in our report Less Than Two Dollars a Day: Creating Economic Opportunity for Women and Men Living in Extreme Poverty in Developing Countries. Through the report we amplified the voices of more than 200 grassroots men and women in Haiti and Ghana, 40 interviews with experts in the field and more.
The best way we know to show our appreciation is to throw ourselves even more into our advocacy work for women and girls around the world. Here are a couple of examples of what Women Thrive has in store:
Your support has been instrumental in making sure that the ideas and solutions that women and men living in extreme poverty are heard. This critical work is still needed, which is why we have increased our fundraising goal to $80,000.
We hope that you will continue to support this project—particularly on a day when your investment can have even more impact. Please consider donating today to take advantage of GlobalGiving’s match program. Matching begins October 15th at 9 am EDT and lasts until funds ($75,000 available) run out or 11:59 pm EDT.
Thank you once again for your support!
Please pardon the last minute notice, but I wanted to make sure you knew that Women Thrive has teamed up with the ONE Campaign's Girls and Women Program and Google for a special conversation about women and poverty. You can watch and join the Google Hangout here: https://plus.google.com/events/cp4j3r8f6n1gb3t2qs98pq8pcrg?fd=1
This unique panel—part of an ongoing effort to advance women’s economic opportunity—will include representatives from the Brookings Institution, the World Bank, and FashionABLE.
Jina Moore, Buzzfeed’s International Women’s Rights Correspondent, will be logging in from Kenya to moderate.
I really hope you can join us in a few minutes. If not, the entire conversation will be available live and archived at the link below:
I hope you can join us!
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