[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Women for Women International

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Though many of the countries we work in are talked about in the news (DR Congo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan), some aren’t as well-known (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Nigeria) and we often need to explain why operating in these countries is important.

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Women for Women International supports women survivors of war in conflict and post-conflict areas (Afghanistan, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Sudan). They also participate in a Renewing Women’s Life Skills (ReneWLS) Program, a job skills program, and have access to business services to help them start microenterprises.

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They enrolled in special job skills classes designed to meet the market needs of their community. Survivors can also participate in rights awareness and leadership education training, job skills training, and business development support.

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She also goes through a vocational skills and business skills training track, where it ends up giving her tangible skills, so she can get a job. At the end of the year, upon their graduation, the goal becomes, how can we help them get a job?