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Compassion In Kenya

Compassion-CBO

Compassion CBO

Safe World Field Partner in Kenya - Compassion CBO, was formed to eradicate poverty through education and sustainable development among women living in the slums and rural areas and to rehabilitate orphans and vulnerable children.

Survivors In DR Congo

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COFAPRI

COFAPRI is based in Bukavu in the eastern Democratic Rupublic of Congo The organisation empowers women through encouraging income-generating activities such as the rearing of livestock.

Field Partner News

Safe World Field Partner, work directly with issues such as poverty, health-care, marginalisation, FGM, child marriage, and education.

Asha Leresh

How Asha Survived the Unnecessary Cut

Asha’s luck came when Samuel Siriria Leadismo, the Director of Pastoralist Child Foundation and his team visited her village, creating awareness about female genital mutilation (FGM) and sexual reproductive health....
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Washing Hands to Improve Health in Rural DR Congo

COFAPRI organised handwashing sessions for school children and mothers in rural villages, with the aid of educational DVDs kindly supplied by Thare Machi Education. The word has begun to spread as neighbours are now prompting each other to wash their hands.
Safe Spaces

Safe Spaces Crucial for Women's Self-Reliance in Rural DR Congo

Increased security helps women become self-reliant and less financially dependent on their husbands. This improves the situation for the whole family and also means the women are less vulnerable to abuse.
Towards womens empowerment

DR Congo: Men's Inclusion in Women's Empowerment Benefits Everyone

It remains very important within communities for men and boys to be educated regarding the rights of women and girls, including their proper, fair and respectful treatment. When the women and girls become empowered, it is the whole community that benefits.
Margaret from Kiambu Support Group

Nairobi cancer survivor has hope at last

Margaret is among many women Compassion CBO trained in 2015. She has survived breast Cancer 2 times.

New Womens Magazine for Cameroon

The first edition of the Women for a Change Magazine is now available.

News, Interviews and Blogs

Under-reported issues affecting women and children. Exclusive interviews, articles and blogs by Safe World Correspondents and Content Partners

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The Need for Victim Compensation Programmes - Pakistan and Globally

Globally, victim compensation programmes play a significant role in providing assistance to the victims of violence... however, in Pakistan we are lacking any such programme. It is high time to take serious note of the issue and develop a strong referral…
Lizzy and Victoria

Peace, Dialogue & the Ripple Effect: #RISING16 Global Peace Forum

Perhaps the most inspiring session for me came towards the end of the two days and was entitled ‘Bring back our girls – the forgotten victims of conflict’... We heard the CEO of International Alert, Harriet Lamb, and Victoria Nyanjura - who was kidnapped by…
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Olutosin Adebowale: To America With Love

Once upon a time in my country, Nigeria, there was a ruler who was dreaded by many... We resisted and said No to every oppressive action or word to any weak or voiceless Nigerian... This is the time to stand firm on what has held the world together - Love.
Berlyne Ngwalem Ngwentah

Berlyne Ngwentah: 'The Biggest Cheerleaders of Women are Women'

All the most prominent, biggest community and feminist movements to alleviate the sufferings of women and girls and support women’s involvement in education and leadership have been championed mostly by women...
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Promoting Misogyny, Zenophobia, and Bullying... is.... Nasty

I cannot ever vote for anyone who promotes misogyny, racism, Islamophobia, zenophobia, homophobia... It would be a mockery of my life... dishonoring my elders who have endured the many injustices of racial animosity, my friends who've experienced the same...
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Women United for a Better Community in High Andean of Peru

“Women United for a Better Community” is a new group of grassroots women in the Ayacucho Region at the South High Andean of Peru, recently created by Estrategia, a National Grassroots women's organization. The grassroots women require to be heard and get the…

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Pakistan Floods - Rebuilding Communities

About the Project

RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION FOR VULNERABLE FAMILIES IN PAKISTAN

Support the Pakistan Flood AppealIn two successive years, Pakistan has been struck by devastating floods, wreaking havoc in some of the poorest communities.

Last year's floods in the southern province of Sindh are thought to be even worse than the previous year's deluge. At least 250 people lost their lives.

Caused by heavy monsoon rains, the floods damaged or destroyed some 1.5 million houses in Sindh alone, the aid agencies say. Officials have repeatedly expressed fears about the rapid spread of disease, warning that the problems affecting Sindh are getting more acute.

Winter left thousands vulnerable

Vulnerable groups like children, women, disabled, and older persons continue to suffer through lack of shelter and other non-food-items.

The women, especially female-headed households, are the vulnerable groups; they face violence and gender discriminations at all levels.

Sindh remains by far the worst affected province. The UCs Jamali Tehsil Shahdadkot of district Qambar Shahdadkot have been under water, and badly affected by the recent flood.

Sewa Development Trust Sindh (SDTS) is the district's focal agency for shelter and NFI (non-food items) cluster for district Qambar Shahdadkot.

Women, Children and Vulnerable Families

Women, children, and vulnerable families who are without shelter and have taken refuge under the open sky, are given priority.

After providing relief and emergency support, SDTS helps with early recovery and rehabilitation, with particular focus on women's land rights, skills training and developing a sustainable income.

However, the immediate priority is still shelter, food, fresh water, latrines and emergency items for the homeless.

Oxfam, Save the Children, Care and the French agency, Acted, have warned that more than nine million people are at risk of disease and malnutrition.
(Agencies warn of acute Pakistan floods relief shortfall - BBC News Asia)

HELP TEN FAMILIES SURVIVE THE WINTER

Families are living in the open.

With your help, ten more families in Sindh can have shelter and support.

TARGET

Project Target is £6,000

90.5% of the target amount will go towards the cost of emergency shelter, fresh water, blankets,hygiene items and food for three months.

9.5% will go towards cost of monetary transfer and Safe World administration costs.