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Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. We're changing the world one woman at a time.

Lisa Shannon, the founder of Run for Congo Women, shares how one woman in DRC inspires her with her courage, humanity, and determination to defy the odds.

February 27, 2015

Three years ago, WfWI Ambassador Amanda Ulrich began a journey to raise support and awareness for women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

February 27, 2015

Sabina had completed elementary school and two years of high school when war broke out in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She was never able to return and finish her education.

February 27, 2015

Political instability ended Makfire’s dreams of graduating from college, but it didn't stop her from trying to reach her potential.

February 25, 2015

“She found me empty, but left me a totally different person,” says Francoise Niyodusaba about Jane Abatoni, her life skills trainer.

February 24, 2015