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Temporary Position: Short-term Grants Administration Support

Terms of Reference (TOR) Background The African Women’s Development Fund is a leading feminist grantmaking foundation supporting African women’s rights organisations and movements across Africa and 5 countries in the Middle East, through grant making, institutional capacity building, advocacy and knowledge generation aimed at advancing social justice and gender equality. AWDF is headquartered in Accra, […]

AWDF CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME – Financial Management Training

  Theme: “Building capacity for organisational effectiveness and sustainability”. The African Women’s Development Fund is organising its 4th Financial Management Training as part of its mandate to provide technical skills to grantees in order to ensure transparency, accountability and prudent financial management of resources for better results and impact. Running from 24th till 26th July […]


Background   The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is a pioneering grant-making foundation headquartered in Accra, Ghana. AWDF was founded by and for African women. It aims to support the work of the African women’s movement for peace, égalité, sustainable development and social justice. Since its founding in 2001, AWDF has continued to support a growing portfolio […]

Grantee Recognition Survey Report: 2018

Grantees Recognition Survey forms part of AWDF’s monitoring and evaluation instruments used to assess and ascertain the profound impact grantees are making in the lives of women and on the continent at large. AWDF has provided grants and technical support to over 1,340 women’s organisations in 43 out of the 54 countries in Africa and […]

Reflections on Generations of Sisterhood: Journée internationale de la femme 2018

  “Women are not homogenous. We can be different but still find common ground to work together strategically. We cannot, must not, allow age, generation, classe, ethnicity, education and professional lives, marital and motherhood statuses, diverse abilities and disabilities to divide us”. Prof Akosua Adomako Ampofo Feminism is sisterhood and sisterhood requires conversation and interrogation […]

#She Decides 2018

  Every girl and every woman has the right to health and the right to do what she chooses with her body. These rights affect her personal development, her participation in society, her livelihood and whether her family and community thrives. #SheDecides is a global movement to promote, provide, protect and enhance the fundamental rights […]