Inside Women for Women International

January 15, 2011 at 11:31 am 2 comments

I’m halfway through a 2-week assignment at Women for Women International, helping process their participant evaluation forms.  What an eye-opener!  The most striking lesson so far is that the overwhelming majority of the women participants are running a business (and a household) without any ability to read or write.  It has really underscored to me the importance of getting and keeping women and girls in good quality schools.

Read more about Women for Women International: http://womenforwomen.org/

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  • 1. misshoneyb  |  January 24, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    WfWI is one of my absolute favorite organizations! I hope you share your experience when this is up!

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  • […] 2:31 pm I spent 2 weeks this month working in the offices of Women for Women International (see Part 1), and it was a challenging and inspiring experience.  The best part about the assignment was […]

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