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Where We Work

 

Since 1993, Women for Women International has reached more than 531,000 marginalized women affected by war and conflict. Together with you, our supporters, we invest in women in 14 conflict-affected countries around the world to help rebuild their lives from the ground up.

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Afghanistan

Since 2002, Women for Women International - Afghanistan has served more than 127,000 women through our year-long program.

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95%

of women in the program have no formal education.

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31-40

is the median age of women in the program. 

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62%

of women in the program are married. 

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo

Since 2004, Women for Women International - DRC has served more than 106,000 women through our year-long program.

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34%

of women in the program have no formal education.

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18-24

is the median age of women in the program. 

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78%

of women in the program are married. 

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Iraq

Since 2003, Women for Women International - Iraq has served more than 21,000 women through our year-long program.

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33%

of women in the program have some primary school education.

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31-40

is the median age of women in program.

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77%

of women in the program are married.

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Nigeria

Since 2000, Women for Women International–Nigeria has served more than 79,500 women through our our year-long program. 

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24%

of women in the program have completed primary school education.

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31-40

is the median age of women in program.

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93%

of women in the program are married.

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Rwanda

Women for Women Rwanda has served more than 79,000 women through our year-long program.

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35%

of women in the program have some primary school education.

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18-24

is the median age group of women in program.

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39%

of women in the program are married.

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South Sudan

Women for Women International - South Sudan has served more than 17,900 women through our year-long program.

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54%

of women in the program have some primary school education.

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31-40

is the median age group of women in program.

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74%

of women in the program are married.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
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31%

of women are unemployed.

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$1.12

is the median income earned per day.

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99%

of women are literate.

Kosovo
Kosovo

Women for Women International and Kosova–Women 4 Women have reached more than 34,000 women through our year-long program.

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54%

of women in the program have completed primary school.

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41-50

is the median age of women in the program.

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76%

of women in the program are married.

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”Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” —Dalai Lama