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stories of impact

Seven years is a long time to listen

It’s been seven years since the war in Syria began and people are still seeking refuge from the continued violence. Seven years is a long time to listen. It’s a long time to engage, invest, and care. We want to continue listening, sharing stories, and empowering children, women, and their families. Join us.

This is our hope for the holidays

End-of-year holidays are all about celebration, reflection, and gratitude. As we continue to grow here at ODW, this holiday season we're reflecting on the global work you, me, us, and them, are doing together. The stories of transformation we've heard from the ground...

A Gala to remember

Wow! Our 2017 Gala was absolutely incredible! We are so grateful for everyone’s generosity and commitment to powering this movement.

This org’s unique approach to empowering girls in Afghanistan

Growing up in a country where women and girls are often treated as inferior, Samaana knows what it’s like to feel like a second-class citizen. The 10th grader, who attends a high school in Afghanistan, has been called weak, servant, sheep, and unintelligent. And even if Samaana knew how to stand up for herself, doing so could be risky.

3 ways you inspire us

You continue to inspire us by demonstrating just how powerful it is when people use their time, gifts, and resources to impact something beyond themselves.