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Crowdfunding through Global Giving:Friends Women’s Association

Dates of initial Accelerator campaign: March 12 to 30              Date of bonus day: March 21   Name of project: Providing health care to 1000s in Bujumbura slum For details and to donate control/click on https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/providing-health-care-to-1000s-in-bujumbura-slum/   Wikipedia definition: Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. Read More →

The sunrise of hope for women in the poorest slum in Bujumbura

Burundi is an African landlocked independent state which borders Rwanda, Tanzania, and Congo, thus forming part of the Central African region. The capital city is Bujumbura. In history Burundi has been devastated by many years of civil conflict and wars following its independence in 1962. Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world. The number of people below the poverty line almost doubled Read More →

FWA celebrates the Women Day by launching a new program

The Friends Women’s Association  celebrated the International Women Day this March 8TH  at Ntaseka clinic center in Kamenge. It was an opportunity to launch a new program called “Improving women reproductive health” and to showcase how FWA works everyday through testimonies, office tour and games. Opening the ceremonies, the Coordinator of FWA in her speech, she congratulated the women in Kamenge for their involvement and Read More →