These photos are of livelihood training organized by World Faith Kenya for women in the Kitui and Kibera slums.
WF Burkina Faso Nourishes Stomachs, Dialogue 18 July , 2013
World Faith Burkina Faso knows the power of a shared meal! The Chapter brought together 75 local authorities and traditional leaders, along with over 450 interested citizens, serving them all meals and giving them an opportunity to talk. Pictures below:
New Chapters Build Teams and Relationships 17 July , 2013
World Faith Bangladesh underwent some leadership changes, and so the Chapter created committees for the Barisal, Chittagong, and Rangpur areas, ensuring equal representation of gender, faith, and ability in each. The committees set dates for local public campaigns, identifying topics like tree plantations, community clean-ups, and anti-drug drives. They also created plans to engage with local government, religious institutions, and schools.
World Faith Congo, our newest Chapter, has also worked hard since becoming a Chapter. 150 young leaders, both Muslims and Christians, came together in April to learn about each others’ religions and learn mediation techniques.
Q&A with Board Member Zeeshan Suhail 15 July , 2013
Get to know Zeeshan, part of UNICEF Pakistan and the World Faith board, in this Q&A from UNICEF:
Why did you want to work with UNICEF?
I was always very passionate about children and youth. When I found out about a consultancy within the UNICEF Pakistan office, I promptly applied and was delighted to join the organization.
What’s something your colleagues don’t know about you?
My colleagues don’t know that I’m the winner of an American TV show called “Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?”
Learn more about Zeeshan here.
World Faith Pakistan worked with DASTAK to organize their first Community Awareness and Sensitization Program, on the theme, “Ending Domestic Violence Against Women.” The program aimed to assess the community’s attitudes towards violence towards women, and to create awareness on existing systems for both preventing violence and holding people accountable for violence against women.
48 female domestic workers who had attended the Women’s Adult Education Course attended the seminar, and WF Pakistan hopes to help them organize more rights-based programs in the future.
WF Burkina Faso Meets With Women Farmers 12 June , 2013
Members of World Faith Burkina Faso got together with local female farmers, giving them a space to network, exchange problems and advice and help find ways to sell their products and earn income. The event reached 398 people, all of whom received a free meal. Pictures are below:
WF Kenya Continues Supporting Women & Children 5 June , 2013
World Faith Kenya runs several programs to economically empower women and support children in rural Kenya. In the month of March, WF Kenya fully funded the education of 128 children, and each child received two meals a day. Additionally, 200 women received agricultural training and five gunny bags each so they could properly store the grain they harvested.