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To learn more join us on January 17th  2017. At 10 am finishes at 2 pm for the Women Entrepreneur and Activism Event at the Environment Centre , Pier Street Swansea. SA11RY  

Phone 07818309918 or email women4resources@hotm ail.com

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A not for profit women’s organisation founded in 2006 and based in Wales.

Our main objective is the relief of financial hardship of women in Wales and in Sub-Saharan Africa through initiatives designed, run and managed by women. We aim to provide support, practical assistance and funding in order to have a long-term impact on poverty.

Women 4 Resources Awarded

2 UN Gold Star endorsed Wales Africa links commendations

The 1st  for  LEARNING LINKS with Swansea and Vihiga, Kenya .
The 2nd for
PARTNERSHIP LINKS between Swansea and Paynesville, Liberia.

W4R was the only group to receive two commendations in the presence of First Minister, The Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM and the Former Environment Minister, Jane Davidson.   The First Minister said "I am continually impressed by the dedication of the Wales -Africa community links groups ".

W4R thanks go to those who have volunteered for us in Africa with ROCL, Kenya and CWFP4Liberia including:-Nonn Vaughan,  Angela Gorman, Jennifer Twelvetrees, Councillor  Yvonne Jardine, Councillor Erika Kirchner, Linda Mages, Leslie Thomas, Clare Twelvetrees, Angela Howarth, Marie Howarth. 

Trustees Yvonne Jardine, Wende Oladimeji and Jennifer Twelvetrees Chair

And of course the Swansea based volunteers and trustees especially for two wonderful International Women's days involving over 300 people that include:- Angela Tristram, Melanie Rocyn Jones, Wende Oladimeji, Ariadne Dinou, Rudo Rushesha, Kat Williams and all at MEWN, Swansea and supporters and funders.


This network hopes to involve Swansea  groups  and individuals linking to Swansea Bay communities with similar in Africa. Present network ideas include a need for support, sharing information and resources, volunteering and  joint events. Some existing links are with Kenya, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe, LIberia, Zambia.   

W4R Shows solidarity with the  " Bring back our girls campaign"

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By supporting the 2 volunteer run libraries in Vihiga,.

Western Kenya is  keeping girls at school.. All types of

books needed- academic, novels and children's books.

YOU can SPONSOR A BOOK by giving a book and paying the postage to the library or give money to buy a certain book( many of the books are on the UK school curriculum   in KENYA . YOU CHOOSE ...


Fill these shelves

New link with Western Kenya through Sanitary Dignity programme

Following a successful menstruation management programme in Vihiga by our local partner ROCL and, IRISE international, where 10 schools, over 800 pupils and their teachers were engaged in an intensive programme to prevent school drop out by offering practical and educational solutions, word has spread to the neighbouring  community schools. READ MORE

New Offices -Environment Centre, Pier Street, Swansea, SA1 1RY

BOOKS TO KENYA (matched by books purchased in Kenya) 

We have worked with the local Vihiga women volunteers for eight years who run these libraries and Swansea volunteers have learnt a lot by visiting and sharing skills.
ROCL, Vihiga, (Reaching Out Changing Lives) aim is to prevent school drop out by vulnerable girls .  Congratulations to ROCL on training a local young woman user as their first librarian. These are the only community run libraries for half a million people.
One local
Swansea school has been involved in joint work on curriculum development with a Vihiga school and we hope this partnership work will increase.  
Thanks to donations at our fund raising event ROCLwill be also be able to purchase books locally in Kenya. 

Swansea Events

January send books to our two partner libraries in Vihiga, Kenya matched by purchase of books locally in Kenya. 
January 17 Women Entrepreneur Network and SWANFRICA day, Environment Centre.
March 8 International Women's Day 
March 9,10,11 Pop Up Shop in Craddock Street 
May 28 th Menstrual Hygiene Day, learn to make your own hygienic pad .