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The Impact of #MessageToMySister

These are the responses from some of the women who received #MessageToMySister postcards. See the impact of your words.

Since launching in 2018, our #MessageToMySister campaign has received an incredible response: 3,000 messages from amazing supporters in more than 60 countries have been translated and hand-delivered to women living in some of the world’s most dangerous places. 

For International Women's Day 2020, we are asking you again to send a message of hope, friendship, and sisterhood to a woman survivor of war.

Join the global movement and send your #MessageToMySister today. 

Cizungo from DRC with her translated #MessageToMySister: "You are not alone and forgotten." Photo: Women for Women International
Cizungo from DRC with her translated #MessageToMySister: "You are not alone and forgotten." Photo: Women for Women International

I used to work for others but today I have my own business which helps me to support my family.

Cizungo, Women for Women International - Democratic Republic of Congo programme participant
Naza from Bosnia and Herzegovina with her #MessageToMySister: "Believe in yourself everyday. You are amazing and can do anything you put your mind to! You are an inspiration." Photo: Women for Women International
Naza from Bosnia and Herzegovina with her #MessageToMySister: "Believe in yourself everyday. You are amazing and can do anything you put your mind to! You are an inspiration." Photo: Women for Women International

Of course I believe. Our thoughts are the same and I am glad. I want us to succeed.

Naza, Women for Women International - Bosnia and Herzegovina programme participant
Rhoda from Nigeria holding her #MessageToMySister: "Please know that your courage and strength inspires me every day. There are people far away who care about you and think about your hardship and achievements." Photo: Sefa Nkansa
Rhoda from Nigeria holding her #MessageToMySister: "Please know that your courage and strength inspires me every day. There are people far away who care about you and think about your hardship and achievements." Photo: Sefa Nkansa

I appreciate your card and your words. The Women for Women International programme is very helpful I have started a trade using my stipend.

Rhoda, Women for Women International - Nigeria programme participant
Hidajete from Kosovo holding her #MessageToMySister: "You are not alone." Photo: Women for Women International
Hidajete from Kosovo holding her #MessageToMySister: "You are not alone." Photo: Women for Women International

Your message means a lot to me, friends are very important in our lives because they support and encourage us.

Hidajete, Women for Women International - Kosovo programme participant
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Women for Women International Ambassador Philomena Kwao and Rahila from Nigeria with her #MessageToMySister: "We are all in this together - your strength gives us strength. Sending all the love, strength and courage to you." Photo: Sefa Nkansa

The Women for Women International programme is very encouraging. I love meeting other women and working together. Thank you for this network of sisters.

Rahila, Women for Women International - Nigeria programme participant
Sakibe from Kosovo with her #MessageToMySister: "
Sakibe from Kosovo with her #MessageToMySister: "'When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful' - Malala Yousafzai. Be the change you want to be in the world." Photo: Women for Women International

My dear friend, hello from the bottom of my heart. Your support means a lot to me. It makes me stronger for challenges in life.

Sakibe, Women for Women International - Kosovo programme participant
Sylvia sharing her #MessageToMySister postcard with Fatima. Photo: Women for Women International
Sylvia sharing her #MessageToMySister postcard with Fatima. Photo: Women for Women International

Every time I need more inspiration to keep me on during my obligations I read your words. It reminds me that somewhere in the world there is another woman who believes in me and my work.

Fatima, Women for Women International - Bosnia and Herzegovina programme participant

SEND YOUR MESSAGE

Send a #MessageToMySister to a woman survivor of war via our online form today!