Convoy of Hope, like many of our organizational peers believes that empowering women and girls is the most effective way to combat poverty. Today, on International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the power and dignity of every woman in our program as they seek to provide a better life for themselves and their families.
How does the Women’s Empowerment initiative work?
The graphic below shows the journey that our Women’s Empowerment program offers to thousands of women and their children each year.
Poverty is complex, and requires a holistic and integrated programming approach. This is why Convoy of Hope’s Women’s Empowerment, Children’s Feeding, and Agriculture initiatives are key to our strategy. Our international programs are designed to work together to address poverty from multiple fronts.
When we partner with women to build upon the capacity and resources they already possess, it positions them to make more strategic, independent life choices that benefit their entire family. When the needs of the entire family are addressed, they can then contribute to the resilience of their entire community.
For Micheline, brutal gang violence and food insecurity is a constant reality for her and her family in #Haiti. It's been difficult for her parents to keep a steady income and put food on the table. Convoy currently serves more than 125,000 meals a day in Haiti in partnership…