“AWDF gave us…the kind of support we need. Technical, financial and moral support – it makes you feel good.”
Nobel Laureate, AWDF grantee
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Of Liberia | Nobel Laureate, AWDF
“African Women’s Development Fund has made a huge difference in the lives of Liberian women and girls…I would like to see its work expanded not only in Liberia, because it has raised the profile, the stature, the status, and the participation of thousands of women all over the African continent.”
Endowment Campaign Co-Chair
The Young Women Campaign Against AIDS (YWCAA) is an NGO in Nairobi, Kenya founded and directed by women in response to the impact of HIV/AIDS on young women in their communities. AWDF is proud to support YWCAA’s activities as YWCAA’s Executive Director, Ms. Perez Abeka, explains, “AWDF has remained a pillar in YWCAA’s institutional strengthening through technical support on areas of organization development and program areas. The advice that we get from very professional and friendly visiting staff has seen YWCAA achieve a lot in programs and improvement in management areas… We are most grateful!”
African Women’s Development Fund USA (AWDF USA) was created by the Ghana-based African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), with a coalition of American women leaders, to spread awareness about the tremendous impact of African women-led organizations on communities across the continent.