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Posted on: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Seven years ago, a woman named Toma walked into a local bank in Sudan. As a farmer, she had big dreams about the harvests she could raise and the money she could make selling her crops -- if she...
Posted on: Monday, April 21, 2014
In 2014, MADRE is continuing to advance women's human rights worldwide. Click on the docket below to learn more about the issues that MADRE and our partners are working on, and the solutions we will create.
Posted on: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
In May, we shared with you that the women of Women Farmers Unite were working hard to obtain a machine to extract oil from their sesame seed and groundnut crops. Thanks to your support, we were recently able to provide...
Posted on: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Fatima Ahmed, director of MADRE’s sister organization Zenab for Women in Development, recently shared some success stories from the Women Farmers Union. Together with Zenab, MADRE supports 3,000 women farmers, giving them the tools, resources and technical assistance they need...
Posted on: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Our partners at Zenab for Women in Development recently shared with us that the women of Women Farmers Unite are working hard to obtain oil mill machinery in order to process their sesame seed and groundnut crops. Oil is extracted...
Posted on: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Our partners in Sudan have purchased a new tractor and disk to help with planting!
Posted on: Monday, June 11, 2012
Fatima Ahmed of our partner organization Zenab recently paid us a visit - and we'd like to share some of her updates with you!
Posted on: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
You are part of an inspiring global women's movement. Get a glimpse by reading these letters.
Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2011
Just a few weeks ago, it rained in the communities of the Women Farmers' Union in Sudanwelcome news!
Posted on: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Work that took days by hand will now take only hours with the help of the tractor.
Posted on: Tuesday, June 7, 2011
We just received a quick update from Fatima Ahmed, the President of our sister organization in Sudan.
Posted on: Thursday, March 3, 2011
Today, Fatima Ahmed, the director of our sister organization in Sudan, Zenab for Women in Development , stopped by our office. She told us about Zenab’s latest work to support women farmers and to ensure peace during Sudan’s recent landmark...
Posted on: Monday, April 26, 2010
Stories of our Sisters 2010 This month, MADRE published Stories of our Sisters 2010, our Spring/Summer Newsletter. Below you can read the stories from our sisters. To read the newsletter as a whole, check out the newsletter online. If you...
Posted on: Tuesday, March 16, 2010
During the last farming season, MADRE and our sister oganization, Zenab for Women in Development, coordinated the delivery of sorghum, millet and peanut seeds to hundreds of Women Farmers' Union members in Gungulesa, Guregana and Um Khanjar, Sudan. That support...
Posted on: Thursday, March 4, 2010
Guatemala In the past decade, nearly 4,000 women and young girls have been murdered in Guatemala. Many of them, including girls as young as 10, were tortured and raped, their bodies left in public places. As a result, women have...
Posted on: Friday, February 12, 2010
Fatima Ahmed of MADRE's Sudanese partner organization Zenab for Women in Development recently travelled to Doha, Qatar in order to participate in the peace process talks for Darfur. Fatima is part of an initiative organized by Sisterhood for Peace to...
Posted on: Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Fatima Ahmed, Director of MADRE's sister organization, Zenab for Women in Development, is in Sudan. Thanks to MADRE member support, Fatima has been buying organic seeds and is now distirbuting them to women farmers. The Problem: Hunger in DarfurIn the...
Posted on: Monday, July 13, 2009
Iraq: Art Action for Peace “The US gave us a government that plunged us into civil war,” Yanar Mohammed says. “But in Baghdad, there were brave Sunni and Shiite youngsters who refused to hate each other.” “With MADRE’s help,...
Posted on: Tuesday, February 3, 2009
In collaboration with Zenab for Women in Development, MADRE has supported a Women Farmers' Union in eastern Sudan since its founding in 2007. Prior to the creation of the union, women farmers in Al Qadarif state, which produces 75% of...