E-Newsletter April 2010

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Highlights from the Month

Mothers Make the World
This year, for Mother's Day, we are sharing the stories from across the globe of women - mothers - who are demanding justice for women and their families. Through their determination and effort, they have remade their communities and created real change. Read their stories »

Fall 2010 Speaking Tour: Haiti
Haitian women are demanding a voice in their country's reconstruction. Hear about their perspectives and priorities and learn how human rights can be applied to rebuild Haiti on a more sustainable and just foundation. Host a Speaker»

Harvesting Hope: Building Sustainable Solutions to Climate Change in Nicaragua
In Nicaragua, MADRE and our local partner Wangki Tangni established Harvesting Hope, a project that trains women in small-scale organic farming and livestock-management. MADRE and Wangki Tangni recently provided organic watermelon, cabbage, squash, tomato and cucumber seeds for 125 small organic farms and coordinated four farmers' markets.

You Can Help!
Through our Helping Hands Campaign, Food For Life, MADRE will be sending another shipment of organic vegetable seeds to Wangki Tangni soon.  
Special thanks to Starbright Flowers for contributing beautiful bouquets for our evening honoring Elsa Stamatopoulou, the outgoing Chief of the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
See other highlights from the month by visiting MADRE's website and blog.


Kat Noel, Website & Media Coordinator
PHONE: +1 212 627 0444
EMAIL: media@madre.org

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