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Women and Girls on the Map

Originally posted on Wait… What?:
This post is copied from an email that my colleague Kelly Hawrylyshyn sent to me. Kelly works on disaster risk reduction (DRR) with Plan UK. If you work on DRR and gender, go on, get…

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Originally posted on Spark Change:
Thank you Thehammockpapers.blogspot.com/ for the image. What I love so much about seed bombs (also called seed balls) is they are so easy to make AND can have a big impact on the visuals of…

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International Intercultural Club

Today, I met with the members from  the International Intercultural Club from College of Saint Elizabeth.  Not only they were extremely interested in learning more about the project, but they also handcrafted over 20 bracelets.

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Help us to make a decision.

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Meet Aleksandra! She will be helping me to implement the project in Dominican Republic

My name is Aleksandra Brzoza, I’m 22 years old and I come from Poland. Currently I’m a junior, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at the College of St. Elizabeth. I’m majoring in Global Studies and minoring in Spanish and Business Management. … Continue reading

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THANK YOU to all who supported our First Fundraiser Dinner!

Empowering Women Through Traditional Crafts,  would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all the people and businesses who helped us host a successful fundraising dinner. Yes! because of your generosity and support. We were able to raise $2,330 during our first fundraiser dinner and … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE!

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PROJECT UPDATE!

Today was good day! My little sister (Cynthia) and I—stopped by a couple of businesses in the Morristown area. And some of these businesses donated items for the silent auction. =)  To make things even better…. more people e-mailed me, and confirmed their attendance … Continue reading

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Project Update

  On May 2nd I was awarded the Emily C. Speechio Ambassador Grant. This grant will allow me to jumpstart the project.

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The Women from Batey-San Joaquin

Most of the women from Batey San Joaquin, are unemployed and have limited access to land, water, capital and education and other social services which have lead to illiteracy, malnutrition, disease, high infant mortality and low life expectancy. Despite these … Continue reading

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