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Building Bridges in Mumbai: A discussion on engaging men and boys in gender issues

Posted 16 August 2019 in EMpower News, Grantee Partner News   |   Share

{image:url:description} Last week, on August 8, Mumbai played host to Building Bridges, EMpower’s Learning Exchange series that promotes knowledge-sharing and collaboration among our grantee partners in India. Antarang Foundation, Akshara Centre, Bright Future India, Committee of Resource Organisations for Literacy (CORO), Equal Community Foundation (ECF), Oscar Foundation, Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action and Research (PUKAR), The YP Foundation (TYPF), and Vacha Charitable Trust, participated in this day-long interaction. The theme for this Learning Exchange was “Engaging with men and boys in gender issues.”

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EMpower’s Adolescent Girls Learning Community in Delhi comes together for annual event, Aazadi (Freedom) Unlimited!

Posted 07 August 2019 in EMpower News, Grantee Partner News   |   Share

{image:url:description} On July 30, Adolescent Girls Learning Community in the Delhi Learning Community came together for its joint event, Aazadi Unlimited. #AbNaaRokoMujhe which means ‘Don't Stop Me Now’ was the slogan for this year's event. At the event, girl leaders from Chintan, Swechha, The YP Foundation (TYPF), Feminist Approach to Technology (FAT) and Joint Operation for Social Help (JOSH) used theatre, dance, art and games to talk about the societal pressures and restrictions that limit their mobility and negatively impact their aspirations.

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Seeing impact first-hand through donor visit in Russia

Posted 01 August 2019 in EMpower News, Grantee Partner News   |   Share

{image:url:description} Recently, EMpower’s chair of the Joint Executive Committee Jeremy Llewelyn, his wife, and two friends visited a very busy St Petersburg during the White Nights Festival. While they were there, they took the opportunity to meet two of EMpower’s amazing grantee partners that are based in the city.

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Building Bridges in India: A Learning Exchange series promoting knowledge sharing among our grantee partners

Posted 23 July 2019 in EMpower News, Grantee Partner News   |   Share

{image:url:description} EMpower’s program officers in India began the month with a mini-roundtable in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh!

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NEWIG graduates 15 ladies in Building and Construction program

Posted 03 July 2019 in EMpower News, Grantee Partner News   |   Share

{image:url:description} Fifteen young women graduated from an 8-month intensive course dubbed ‘Young Women in Building Construction’ on 27th June, 2019!

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Final Grants in FY2019 bring all-time totals to more than $30 million!

Posted 27 June 2019 in EMpower News, Grantee Partner News   |   Share

{image:url:description} The final Grants meeting of fiscal year 2019 in the US brought our all-time totals to more $30 million in funding in more than 1000 grants!

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