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Did you know that when someone donates to ODW, 100% goes directly to projects? We’re committed to that model, but this is where Core Supporters come in.
We decided to check in on some of our past interns to see how our internships have impacted them and how they are contributing to our world.
In India, access to technology is not only providing opportunity for girls and women, but increasing their ability to direct their own lives…
With advancements in technology and growing amounts of trafficking cases, it’s more challenging to identify and target traffickers. Here’s what we’re doing.
In Tanzania, it’s estimated that 70 percent of people lack electricity. How can this problem be addressed? Our new partner, Solar Sister, has an answer.
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.
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.
Let’s celebrate the amazing work we’ve done together, and vision forward what we can do next to promote global justice and empowerment. Register for the Gala today!
Your support is impacting the lives of Syrian refugees by providing access to quality education and creating a renewed sense of normalcy in their lives.
1.2 million children will be trafficked this year, often through force or manipulation. Rights education has the power to stop this.
The Gala will be an opportunity to support our work at its very core, wine and dine in style, and connect with others like you who are passionate about global justice work.
Thanks to YOU, our global work is growing, which means we needed to find some new talent to keep this grassroots movement pushing forward. Welcome Kenzie!
Contrary to popular belief, alleviating poverty requires more than just teaching people skills or handing out materials. A key factor often overlooked in the international development field is community participation.
The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan is a reminder of the complexities and messiness of development, but don’t let that discourage you from engaging.
Eugene Cho and Jeremy Lin travel to Thailand to learn about the intersections of girls’ empowerment, poverty, human trafficking, and education.
The coast of Greece is one of the main entry points for refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Currently 62,000 refugees are stuck in Greece awaiting relocation or asylum. ODW board member Davis Goslin took a trip to the Greek coast to volunteer in refugee camps. In this eye opening account, Davis shares about his experience.
Climate change is currently at the forefront of many political and environmental debates in the West, but for many poorer regions, the effects of climate change are a daily reality.
At the Cooperative Middle School of San Pedro Petz, Guatemala, a group of eighth grade girls and their mothers participate in their first workshop of the year. The workshop teaches students and their parents about the Family Reading Time program, where the girls will bring books home and read to their families.