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About Us

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is a Pan-African grant making organisation that supports the realisation and fulfillment of African women’s rights through funding of autonomous women’s organisations on the continent.

Since its inception in the year 2000, AWDF has awarded grants of US$41.7 million to over 1,300 women’s organisations in 46 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

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