WHO WE HELP
“Long live Women’s Empowerment, for you have given me the tools to walk out of the poverty that once enslaved me.”
- Veronica Tumuheriwe, Uganda
WE Volunteers Visit Grannies in Uganda
Site visits to our partners around the world enable us to monitor our impact and see your support at work. In 2017, our volunteer team headed to Uganda to visit our Grannies Project and partner, the Nyaka AIDS Orphans Foundation. Read news coverage here.
Rhea Kuhlman, Honored with 2017 United Nations Global Citizen Award
WE President, Rhea Kuhlman honored with 2017 Global Citizen Award from United Nations Association, San Diego. To recognize “her commitment to economic, social and political empowerment of impoverished women, nationally and internationally,” Rhea graciously accepted the award on behalf of Women’s Empowerment International.
WE Celebrates $1 Million in Funding at Empower a Woman, Change the World Celebration
More than 150 guests gathered at UC San Diego’s Great Hall to celebrate WE’s impact and hear Dr. Anita Raj’s remarks, Does Economic Empowerment Lead to Gender Equality? What the Evidence Shows.