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News Mama Cash 13 October 2015

Funding Organising Led by Girls and Young Women

From dusty villages in Kenya to urban centres in Mexico, teenagers and twenty somethings across the world are organizing, setting up feminist groups in community centres, schools, universities and online, running campaigns against child marriage, …

Opinion 6 Mama Cash 26 August 2014

FIMI’s AYNI FUND: The Indigenous Women’s Fund

AYNI- the Indigenous Women’s Fund, based in Peru, is the very first Fund for and by indigenous women. Indigenous women face significant challenges to the full enjoyment of their human rights. They experience multiple forms …

Opinion 1 Mama Cash 28 July 2014

Funding in MENA: the perspectives of a women’s rights funder

Since the pro-democracy uprisings in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region several years ago, many donors have expressed interest in funding in this region. Deciding what, who and how to fund in this …

Opinion Mama Cash 20 April 2014

Philanthropy in Mongolia

Recently I attended the 10th annual fundraising reception organized by the Mongolian Women’s Fund (MONES). It was a relief to see a big venue full.  And  it was a pleasant surprise to learn who the …