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
WOMEN 4 RESOURCES
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-
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 -
W4R thanks go to those who have volunteered for us in Africa with ROCL, Kenya and
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:-
SWANAFRICA Get Involved
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"
By supporting the 2 volunteer run libraries in Vihiga,.
Western Kenya is keeping girls at school.. All types of
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 -
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.
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 .