Provide Job Readiness for Survivors of Domestic Abuse
This project will establish a training centre and enable 20 at-risk single mothers to train in traditional Vietnamese naturopathic therapies and beautician skills, and find work in one of many local spas. This will enable them to escape dangerous family situations while still having the ability to financially support themselves and their children.
Provide Start-Up Capital for an Indigenous Women's Business
80% of indigenous Mexicans live in poverty. The situation is even worse for women in rural areas, who are less likely to work in the formal economy and earn a fair income. This project will see 14 indigenous Ikojts women in Oaxaca expand their new business, selling goods including traditional textiles and foods.
In mid-FY23, CARE Australia is launching a pilot program, developing a microfinance digital platform to provide loans to MSMEs in Vietnam and targeting funding from values-aligned Australian businesses as well as individual lenders and donors. In Asia and the Pacific,...
We work with women because promoting gender equality is one of the most effective ways to solve the most challenging social problems facing our world today. While Africa has the highest concentration of women entrepreneurs in the world, they face...
Our goal is to empower women in India to build a life free from poverty, by addressing their right to safety and equality. We focus our efforts on two of the most significant threats to women’s safety: human trafficking and...
CAMPAIGN FOR FEMALE EDUCATION AUSTRALIA LTD (CAMFED)
Empowering young women through education to lead across sub-Saharan Africa
The Learner Guide Programme is central to scaling CAMFED’s impact across Africa. It addresses systemic gaps and challenges in under-resourced education systems. It sets young women school graduates on the path to economic security, while incentivising and shaping their support to the younger generation of children, both in school and as they finish their education.
Women for Change, fundraising committee of the LBW Trust
Kakenya’s Centre for Excellence
The Women for Change committee is focused on empowering women through education and supports the tertiary education of 78 Maasai women in Kenya and 4 in Sydney. All students come from the Transmara region in rural Kenya and are the...
Preventing sexual exploitation of girls in Cambodia
The AusCam Freedom Project will provide girls and young women with the support they need to resist the gendered risks and barriers that limit their opportunities in Cambodia, where gender-based violence, discrimination and unequal gender norms have caused girls and young women to be vastly undervalued. Your support will fund tutoring, homework clubs, and material scholarships for girls who have been identified as vulnerable to trafficking.
Provide Business Skills Training to Ugandan Locals and Refugee Women
On the traditional and isolated Buyiga Island in Uganda, there are few resources to go around. Refugees that enter Uganda from Rwanda, South Sudan and Burundi are often sent to the island to create a new life, stretching resources even...
Fight period poverty and stigma in Bangladesh with education
Talking about periods is a social taboo in most parts of Bangladesh. As a result, many girls don’t understand what’s happening to their bodies when they get their first period, let alone how to manage it safely. Using unhygienic materials like rags and old bedsheets, instead of proper sanitary products, leads to frequent illness, embarrassment and skipping school.
This project exists to renovate 25 communal toilet facilities in slum communities across Dhaka to ensure they are safe and “women-friendly”. Toilets will be accessible 24/7, have lockable cubicles, and be equipped with menstrual facilities and running water. The facilities...
Also known as Australian Women Donors Network (ABN: 28 141 197 471), Australians Investing in Women is a registered charity endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a deductible gift recipient (DGR1) under a special listing, all donations over $2 are tax deductible.