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    Weʼve raised £1,285 to In memory of the late Joana Foster, to further the work of the African Womens Development Fund in ameliorating the lives of people in Africa

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    Funded on Wednesday, 14th December 2016

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    This page is for donations (instead of flowers or other tributes) to the African Womens Development Fund following the recent passing of one of its founder members Joana Foster on 5th Novemeber 2016. Joana, in the many tributes, has been described as an iconand leading advocate for social justice and women’s rights. http://awdf.org/farewell-to-joanna-foster/

    In order to promote and maintain her legacy and to continue the good work of The African Womens Development Fund (AWDF). We, the family, have opted to request based on her wishes that, instead of flowers etc, that people instead donate to AWDF http://awdf.org/

    Any donations will go towards their work, which includes things like supporting both established and small, locally based women’s organisations. They also provide specialised funding to facilitate learning and networking opportunities and to celebrate the contributions and achievements of many un-sung African heroines.

    Here are some of their key focuses and strategic priorities:

    A grant making process that is uniquely designed to meet the needs of African women.
    Providing multi-year funding, technical assistance, institutional development to African women-led organisations.
    Challenging harmful and stereotypical depictions of African women.
    Amplifying a unique feminist voice and praxis.
    Funding emergency response initiatives, including the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, and Ebola education and sanitation efforts in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
    Generating innovative development models for movement-building with multiple national feminist forums in Africa.
    Solidifying a diverse series of partnerships and collaborations at national, regional and local levels.
    Creating an Endowment fund to promote organisational autonomy and sustainability.
    Supporting key development processes and maintaining a strong voice

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    • Richard Wilkinson9 months ago
      Richard Wilkinson

      Richard Wilkinson

      9 months ago

      Thanks to everyone that contributed

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    • Thane Direct

      Thane Direct

      Dec 14, 2016

      Helen this is from all your friends at Thane.

      £200.00

    • Juliet Thompson

      Juliet Thompson

      Dec 8, 2016

      £20.00

    • Tony Staniland

      Tony Staniland

      Dec 8, 2016

      Your mum sounds like an amazing lady. Tony ( friend of Helen)

      £20.00

    • Andy Brown

      Andy Brown

      Dec 7, 2016

      Brilliant cause mate

      £10.00

    • Fiona Seymour

      Fiona Seymour

      Dec 7, 2016

      £20.00

    • Shirley Chinery

      Shirley Chinery

      Dec 7, 2016

      May your Mum Rest In Peace and her amazing legacy grow continue to grow in leaps and bounds.

      £30.00

    • Shirley Chinery

      Shirley Chinery

      Dec 7, 2016

      May She Rest In Perfect

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