Women in War represents the academic side of FemAid, a humanitarian organization which works for women and children in war zones
The very first project was the rebuilding of the Skender Kulenovic primary school in Dobrinja, Sarajevo, inaugurated in 1998, whilst helping to maintain schooling throughout the war..
Past projects have included starting Afghanistan’s first children’s library in Farah, literacy classes , scholarships for Afghan girls, basic training for birth attendants.
Present projects include scholarships for Congolese female students at Kisangani University to study gender orientated-sociology, scholarships for professional training in electricity and electronics for female students both in Kisangani and Bukavu, in Eastern Congo.
In Farah, Afghanistan, courses in English language are being sponsored for schoolgirls.
For more details, contact infoATfemaid.org
See www.femaid.org as well as its Facebook page.
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