Opportunity International Creates Mother’s Day Virtual Quilt

Opportunity International Creates Mother’s Day Virtual Quilt

As Mother’s Day draws near nonprofits will design creative ways in which you can honor all the mothers in your life while also doing good for a mother in need. Opportunity International, a global NGO that provides microfinance loans, savings, insurance and training to over four million working their way out of poverty, just launched their Invest […]

A Look at Pathfinder’s ‘Women Who Dare’ Series

A Look at Pathfinder’s ‘Women Who Dare’ Series

Pathfinder International, a leader in women’s sexual and reproductive health, launched a new series called, “Women Who Dare” on International Women’s Day celebrated on March 8. The series of interviews and stories feature daring women around the world who are doing groundbreaking work on behalf of women and girls. Women Who Dare includes Q&As with […]

Top 10 Social Enterprises Improving the Lives of Women, Girls

Top 10 Social Enterprises Improving the Lives of Women, Girls

The more women and girls can receive a helping hand the better for the entire world’s future. It has been said time and time again that women and girls are the future of so many developing countries and yet they typically linger on the bottom rung of society. Each year Women Deliver celebrates International Women’s […]

Four Sites That Allow You to Crowdfund Healthcare

Four Sites That Allow You to Crowdfund Healthcare

You might not realize the power of collective action for the common good, but we see it all around us every day. In this new era of social media for social good and the democratizing of the web people in need everywhere are getting needed services from ordinary people all over the world. Crowdfunding platforms […]

African Partnerships for Patient Safety

African Partnerships for Patient Safety

We hear a lot about patient safety here in the United States, but did you know patient safety is also a priority in Africa? The World Health Organization’s African Partnerships for Patient Safety (APPS) has prioritized patient safety by pairing African hospitals with hospitals in England, France, and Switzerland. Currently 14 African countries are a […]

3 Opportunities to Give to Our Partners on Valentine’s Day

3 Opportunities to Give to Our Partners on Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day. It’s a great day for receiving gifts from our loved ones, but also a great chance to give as well. Three of our partners have created giving campaigns around Valentine’s Day that we think are practical, inexpensive ways to share the love. WaterAid America Woman gathering water at Bishoftu hospital in […]

Putting an End to Female Genital Mutilation

Putting an End to Female Genital Mutilation

Today marks the annual International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. Each year February 6th is spent by leading NGOs and international aids organizations spreading awareness about the devastating cutting practice that puts three million girls in both east and west Africa as well as Arab countries at risk of undergoing FGM. An […]

Intel Releases Report About Internet Access for Women, Girls in Developing World

Intel Releases Report About Internet Access for Women, Girls in Developing World

Access to the Internet liberates individuals and entire countries. Unfortunately of those who have access to the Internet in a variety of platforms (not just via mobile phones) women and girls lack Net use significantly. Intel, UN Women and the US State Department are looking to change that. A joint report, “Women and the Web” calls for […]

How Women Are Faring During Malian Conflict

How Women Are Faring During Malian Conflict

UN Under-Secretary General and UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet visited Mali last week to underscore the need to protect women and girls from gender-based violence in the midst of the fighting in Mali between rebels who have taken over the north and the Malian government and its allies. During war women are typically the perpetual […]

News on Haiti’s Current Reconstruction Achievements, Setbacks

News on Haiti’s Current Reconstruction Achievements, Setbacks

Nearly three years after the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti on January 12, 2010 and killed over 300,000 people there are significant signs of improvements in the reconstruction of the world’s poorest country despite subsequent natural disasters after the quake, notably hurricanes Issac and Sandy. However, when you read and hear multiple accounts […]

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