"When you start doing this work, you do it with a pure heart, out of compassion."— Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate

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Ventures Launched


UNITE: JALI
Working to reduce domestic violence against women and girls through local water access and equitable distribution of household responsibilities
Location: Nyamitanga, Jali Sector, Gasabo District, Kigali
Cost of Venture: $19,908
Number of Members: 41
Beneficiaries: 3,000

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KINDNESS
Teaching the Community Proper Water and Personal Hygiene Practices Related to Clean, Safe Water Access
Cost of Venture: $20,549
Number of Members: 30
Beneficiaries: 3,000
Launched: Oct 2016

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HOLD EACH OTHER
Providing Access to Clean Water and Working to Reduce Domestic Violence and Improve Water Treatment to Reduce Illness in the Community
Cost of Venture: $23,218
Members: 30
Beneficiaries: 4200
Launched: Oct 2016

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TRUST EACH OTHER
Providing Access to Clean Water to Reduce Domestic Violence and Teaching Proper Water Treatment Methods to Reduce Illness in the Community
Cost of Venture: $13,652
Number of Members: 35
Beneficiaries: 3,500
Launched: May 2016

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HYGIENE AND CULTURE
In Conjunction with Water Access, Teaching the Community Proper Water Sanitation Methods and Personal Hygiene Awareness
Cost of Venture: $17,179
Number of Members: 30
Beneficiaries: 3,600
Launched: May 2016

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STEP FORWARD
Providing Access to Clean Water and Reducing Child Malnutrition in the Community
Cost of Venture: $16,245
Number of Members: 10
Beneficiaries: 3,240
Launched: May 2016

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INVINCIBLE
Providing Clean Water Access to the Community along with Trainings and Workshops on Hygiene, the Importance of Girls' Education, and Job Creation for Women
Cost of Venture: $18,345
Number of Members: 6
Beneficiaries: 3,000
Launched: May 2016

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VISION
Providing Clean Water Access and Income-Generating Skills to Women
Cost of Venture: $18,736
Number of Members: 4
Beneficiaries: 3,563
Launched: May 2016

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PERSEVERANCE
Keeping Girls in School and Reducing Teen Pregnancies Through Reproductive Health Education and Safe Latrines at School
Initial seed grant: $5665
Team size: 16
Launched: 2013

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BEHAVIORAL CHANGE
Reducing HIV/AIDS Transmission Rates Through Drama and Community Education
Team size: 33
Launched: 2014

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DEDICATED WORKERS
Combating Physical and Emotional Gender-Based Violence
Team size: 49
Launched: 2014

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THE IMPLEMENTORS
Fighting Domestic Violence through Drama, Song, Home Visits and Community Education
Team size: 33
Launched: 2014

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THE INITIATORS
Reducing the high rate of separation between couples by addressing poverty, alcoholism and gender equality.
Team size: 30
Launched: 2014

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THE HUMBLE WORKERS
Reducing violence against women due to conflicts over property rights.
Team size: 26
Launched: 2014

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UNITY IS STRENGTH
Reducing Women's Disproportionate Burden of Labor
Team size: 30
Launched: 2014

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WOMEN ARE THE PILLARS OF OUR HOMES
Raising Literacy Rates Among Women and Addressing Family Planning, Domestic Violence and Alcoholism
Team size: 30
Launched: 2014

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WOMEN FOR LEADERSHIP
Emboldening Women and Girls to Run for Office
Team size: 32
Launched: 2014

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A FRIEND INDEED
Combating Violence and Stigma Against Unwed Mothers & Their Children
Initial seed grant: $4073
Team size: 7
Launched: 2013

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PEOPLE OF LOVE
Providing accessible, clean water to eliminate the abuse of women
Initial seed grant: $5648
Team size: 35 members
Launched: January 2012

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EDUCATION FOR YOUNG GIRLS
Preventing harassment of and drop-out rates among girls during menstruation by building safe latrines at school
Initial Seed Grant: $5664
Team Size: 35
Launched: January 2012

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LET US BUILD OURSELVES: KANOMBE
Installing a Water Access Point and Offering Trainings to Men and Women About Women's Rights
Initial seed grant: $6050
Team size: 25 members
Launched: October 2010

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HAVE A GOOD LIFE
Providing Access to Clean Water in a Rural Mountainous Community to Fight Violence Against Women
Initial seed grant:$4750
Team size: 20 members
Launched: March 2010

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PEOPLE OF THE SAME COMPASSION
Eliminating Child Malnutrition by Training Parents to Create Kitchen Gardens
Initial seed grant: $XX
Team size: Y
Launched: YR

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ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE
Using Theater and Film to Fight Violence Against Women
Initial seed grant: $3100
Team size: 20 members
Launched: July 2008

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INVINCIBLE VISION 20/20
Teaching Women Reading, Writing & Financial Literacy
Initial seed grant: $2800
Team size: 8 men & women
Launched: June 2008

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UNITED PEOPLE
Fighting Domestic Violence and Improving Family Planning Through Education of Men and Women
Initial seed grant: $3770
Team size: 7
Launched: 2013

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LIGHT IN OUR HOME
Anti-Violence Clubs and Domestic Violence Training
Initial seed grant: $3380
Team size: 9 members
Launched: March 2010

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THINK ABOUT THE YOUNG GIRLS
Building Latrines for Girls to Avoid Sexual Assault and Keep Girls in School
Initial seed grant: $3000
Team size: 35 members
Launched: December 2008

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HARD WORKERS
Providing Clean Water to Fight Sexual Exploitation for Basic Needs
Initial seed grant: $2600
Team size: 19 women
Launched: August 2007

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ASSOCIATION DE LA PROMOTION DE LA FEMME ET L'ENFANT RWANDAIS (APROFER)
Fighting Violence Against Women Associated with Property Rights Through Training, Ideas Exchange and Debates
Initial seed grant: $3100
Team Size: 16 members
Launched: June 2010

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HAVE PITY AND COMPASSION
Using Theater and Film to Fight Violence Against Women and Promote Women's Land Rights
Initial seed grant:$2600
Team size: 25 members
Launched: October 2010

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WORK FOR LIFE
Providing Clean Water to Fight Disease
Initial seed grant: $2600
Team size: 16 women
Launched: December 2008

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KIND PEOPLE
Providing Training to Promote Legal Marriage and Protect Women's Property Rights
Initial seed grant: $3304
Team size: 15 members
Launched: January 2012

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