From the Field

 

 

A lost Journey of an Afghan Girl

A lost Journey of an Afghan Girl

"Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela. By S.W.  Rotary Peace Fellow  Afghanistan was a Muslim country where Islam mandated education for both men and women. However, the current de facto regime, despite claiming to...

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Inspiring Leaders in Kisumu, Kenya

Inspiring Leaders in Kisumu, Kenya

U4C has tirelessly worked in many places around the world where humanity has suffered greatly. We are concerned about the well-being of all people, but especially about the traumatic circumstances confronting women and girls in extreme poverty. Women and girls are...

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The Power of Self-Help Groups in Kisumu

The Power of Self-Help Groups in Kisumu

Empowering Women So They Can Support Themselves and Each Other! Over the past year, we implemented an exciting project in Kisumu, Kenya to help at-risk women in supporting each other and in developing women-owned businesses. During this time, we have witnessed the...

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Meet Susana Valdez: A Bolivian Inspiring Leader

Meet Susana Valdez: A Bolivian Inspiring Leader

"I won’t ever move from Quime," says Susana Valdez. She was born more than 50 years ago in the community of Quime - Inquisivi Province (La Paz-Bolivia). She grew up in a community with many, many challenges including a lack of even the most basic opportunities for...

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From the Field: Guatemala

From the Field: Guatemala

Why Guatemala? With a population of 16.86 million (2020 est.), Guatemala is the most populated country in Central America. This Country is bordered by Mexico, the Pacific Ocean, Belize, the Caribbean, Honduras and El Salvador. Because of its geographical location,...

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Meet Nilda Condori

Meet Nilda Condori

"Meet Nilda Condori" By Nilda Condori I am a member of Santidad Amigos Church and a former Bolivia Quaker Education Fund (BQE) scholarship recipient. My first job was teaching girls from 5 to 10 years old every Sunday. Sadly, my father had died when I was 16, leaving...

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