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Plan International Australia

Gender Compass

Creating a 'Gender Compass' - an audience segmentation tool that will inform more effective gender equality advocacy, to help shift toxic attitudes against women. It will be shared publicly and freely for all to use. It is based on the groundbreaking 'Climate Compass' project in America and Australia.
Documentary Australia

Under Cover - Documentary Film

Women over 50 are the fastest-growing cohort experiencing homelessness in Australia and Under Cover follows an eclectic group of these women who are tough and determined, while experiencing homelessness. Their moving but optimistic portraits lay bare the flaws in our...
Just Peoples

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.
Just Peoples Ltd

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.
CARE Australia

Microfinancing in Vietnam

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,...
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yher Africa invest

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...
First Nations Bushfoods and Botanical Alliance Australia

Growing an Indigenous Agri-Culture HUB

This project seeks to create an Indigenous female-led bushfoods and botanicals Retail and Tourist destination which will require (fit-out, stocking and staff) to develop the initial commercial retail space. It will showcase Indigenous bushfood & botanical products made by Aboriginal women. We also aim to establish a processing and education program, including a mobile division that focuses on educational product development for women in remote communities nationally.
Just Peoples

Enable Women to Earn an Income and Manage Their Periods Without Shame

In Tanzania, 80% of girls don’t have the ability to manage their periods hygienically due to a lack of access to purchase sanitary products as well as lack of ability to pay for them. In mountainous and rural areas, pads are almost impossible to find in stores, even if girls could afford them.
Media Diversity Australia

Women of Colour Mentorship Program

MDA's Who Gets To Tell Australian Stories report outlined that not only are those telling the stories on screen predominately Anglo –Celtic but so are those working in senior television news management roles are predominately Anglo –Celtic men. This project is designed to empower culturally and linguistically diverse female journalists, the requisite knowledge and skills to navigate climbing the ranks of leadership.
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 sees female school graduates —once themselves supported by CAMFED—return to their local school, volunteering as mentors and role models. Trained in delivering life and learning skills, as...
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...
Hagar Australia

Empowering Women for a Better Future

The overarching program, The Whole Journey, provides comprehensive trauma-informed support program for women and children affected by human trafficking, slavery and abuse. Through their healing journey, survivors are supported to make choices ensuring their physical and mental health needs are...