For millions of women in conflict-affected countries, starting a business is a necessity, not a choice. Our DRC team recently spoke to a number of women taking part in the training about how it has impacted their businesses and lives.
Women for Women International helps women survivors of war rebuild their lives
Become a sponsor
"Thank you so much for supporting me. I want to help others in the future, the way you have helped me." Faith, graduate of the Stronger Women, Stronger Nations programme in Nigeria, expressing her gratitude for her sponsor.
Your monthly gift of £22 will help a woman like Faith learn the skills to create a brighter future for herself and her family.
JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL BARRE CLASS
Join us on 26th January at 6pm (GMT) for an exclusive virtual barre class with Nathalie Errandonea-Mewes, founder of NRG Barrebody. This is a beginner class, so no barre experience is needed! All you will need is a chair and a yoga mat.
Tickets are just £2, with 100% of proceeds going towards supporting women survivors of war.
JOIN THE POWER UP CLUB IN JANUARY AND RECEIVE FREE SELF-CARE TREATS
Join the Power Up Club by setting up a regular gift of £7 or more in January and receive not only free access to our events like the virtual barre class but also a free wellness package! Our wonderful partners at Slip have kindly donated one of their pure silk pillowcases for each new member, and we will also include a special wellness loose leaf tea. So sign-up today!
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BRIGHTON MARATHON AND BRIGHTON 10K
Join us for one of the most scenic UK marathons, running along the iconic Brighton seafront and breathing in fresh sea air. Is 26 miles too much for you? Don't worry - the BM10k will take place on the same day, just before the Brighton Marathon in Preston Park.
Join our #SheInspiresMeSquad and challenge yourself for women survivors of war!
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