Educating and empowering women and girls is one of the most effective approaches to global development. But what programs work and why? How can successes be replicated on a larger scale for more impact?
Two highly effective East African Pangea grant partners will join us on November 19 to share their fresh insights and inspirations for supporting women and girls to develop their full potential in Kenya and Burundi. Come hear what these dynamic leaders have learned about creating successful programs and the tremendous impact their work is having in the communities they serve and beyond.
Francoise Nibizi is the Founder and Executive Director of SaCoDé, a support and mentoring, apolitical, non-profit organization based in Bujumbura, Burundi. SaCoDé promotes the well-being and quality of life among communities through information, education and awareness raising on hygiene and sexual and reproductive health. SaCoDé is the only nonprofit local organization in Burundi that implements SMS mass messaging as a means of health promotion and education.
Wendo Aszed is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer for Dandelion Africa, a non-profit based in The Rift Valley, Kenya. Their mission is to stimulate awareness and involvement in creating sustainable solutions to improve health and economic livelihoods for women and youth in marginalized areas. They do this through women’s table banking groups, free health clinics, and clubs for girls and boys that provide academic mentoring and sexual and reproductive health education that addresses issues around female genital mutilation and healthy menstruation management.
- Event Location: Wellspring Family Services 1900 Rainier Ave S, Seattle
- Complimentary Brunch/Program
- Please RSVP by November 12