SAWERA has started a new project with CARE International for Vulnerable Conflict-affected Internally Displaced Persons of the tribal areas in Federally Adminstered Tribal Areas (FATA).
It breaks my heart, To listen to women who were raped, To their heartbreaking stories, And those of their fatherless children.
However, it gives me heart and pride, To be part of Safe World for Women... I can see a bright future for women and girls, Thanks to Safe World.
"Those people who help us are very good; they don’t know us, but now they help. God bless them... this is unity and good collaboration. Outsiders are helping us and our government is just keeping silent. We thank you; God bless you all." Mushagalusa Ezéchiel
"My name is Hannah. I am a member of Kawaida Orphan women support groups. We decided to keep rabbits as a means of income. We benefit a lot from rabbit meat for it contains a lot of protein and is a white meat. Our group is made of the elderly women who are taking care of orphans.“
Kala met the warden and asked permission to stay in the home for the vacation, too: “I can’t have meals three times like this when I go back home. My mother cooks in the night and the same food is taken in the morning.. Also. I should go out for coolie work as we need income to take care of our mouths.” - Kala, age 14
Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo interviews Pastor Mrs. Malike - "People told me I would not succeed unless I dated rich married men, “mbomas”. I told them I will not, and I kept my words.”
“COFAPRI gave me a second chance,”says Francine proudly.
“Thanks to them I learnt that even if I have a permanent scar on my heart, the rape was not the end of my life. I was a victim once, but I won’t be a victim forever.
COFAPRI brings you a message from the children of the Democratic Republic of Congo....
Desperate, because they are born to raped mothers, they have no fathers and society discriminates against them, as well as their mothers.