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Women’s Global Empowerment Fund

Posted on Nov 21, 2011 in 2011 International Projects, International, News, Newsletter, Our Films - International, Our Work, Recent Work :, Uganda

Challenge Women’s Global Empowerment Fund provides critical loans, education and resources to women in post-conflict northern Uganda who are rebuilding their lives after horrific ordeals.  WGEF sought GoodMakers assistance with helping to get the word out to a wider audience, and asked if we could film the annual drama festival in Kampala, Uganda. It features many of the women who have been assisted by WGEF and who are now running very successful businesses thanks to the micro-credit program and life skills training offered by WGEF.   Solution GoodMakers started by hosting a fundraising event in Los Angeles in July, 2011, helping to produce a stage reading of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined. Written by Lynn Nottage, it is based on stories of women in the Congo who faced very similar ordeals as the women in the WGEF program.  The...

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