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Funding Feminist Futures

Women’s rights and feminist movements in Africa received a boost this week. On a visit to Sierra Leone, the Canadian Minister of International Development, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced a $7 million (CAD) partnership with the African Women’s Development Fund, as part of the Canadian government’s recently announced $150 million ‘Women’s Voice and Leadership’ initiative. At a […]

Decolonise The Internet: Solidarity Is More than Just A Buzzword.

  By: Maame Akua Kyerewaa-Marfo The fast pace of technology has often made it synonymous with the concept of progress. New Technological developments often came with the presumption of neutrality. They were widely thought of not to have the the weaknesses of human prejudice, just simple–clean–algorithms. Technology could be–at least conceptually–blissfully neutral. However in its […]

Results Based Programming Training: Using Evidence as Fuel for Women’s Organisation

The African Women’s Development Fund believes in supporting our grantees to build their capacity and resourcing them past finances. We also believe in the strength of unity of purpose as demonstrated by our Results Based Programming training which is aimed at reinforcing our knowledge and understanding of our common goals. This flagship programme is part […]

#FacesofLeadership: Meet the women of the Ceo Forum ; Deborah Takawira

The CEO Forum and coaching programme, designed by African feminists, develops the individual and collective leadership skills of women leaders who are at different points in their careers (senior, mid-level and emerging). As a Capacity Building Programme, this space also addresses critical gap areas while strengthening institutional and governance structures and providing an enabling framework […]

In Bloom: AWDF Activity Report 2017

This year, AWDF set the stage for our new strategic plan Shaping the Future (2017-2021). It was a year of significant expansion in our budget, in our programming and also growth in our staff team as we began our planned scale-up in contributions in the world of African feminist philanthropy. Under our new strategic plan, […]

#FacesofLeadership: Meet the women of the Ceo Forum, Valnora Edwin.

The CEO Forum and coaching programme, designed by African feminists, develops the individual and collective leadership skills of women leaders who are at different points in their careers (senior, mid-level and emerging). As a Capacity Building Programme, this space also addresses critical gap areas while strengthening institutional and governance structures and providing an enabling framework […]

AWDF launches the Flourish Project with support from NoVo’s Radical Hope Fund

AWDF is thrilled to have been selected for support under the NoVo Foundation’s Radical Hope fund- a bold and imaginative initiative that seeks to support efforts focused on nurturing the movements we need and deepening our collective ability to build a more just and balanced world. We are looking to re-inspire radical hope amongst African […]

Updated AWDF Privacy Policy

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