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May 10, 2018 we welcome you to our next meeting

Our compassionate group of women and girls is growing thanks to you.

Together we are committed and engaged in making  the world a better place by easing poverty and providing opportunity to women and girls who suffer. 
Since 2014 we have raised over $35,000.00 for organizations, projects and individuals in 11 countries.

MAY 10, 2018 at Country View Golf Course will allow us to come together once again. 

Women Helping Women meetings are an opportunity to gather with wonderful women and girls, to feel the energy and power that being engaged and making a difference does for your soul. We gather to learn about 2 more worthy and important organizations that are making a difference in the lives of women and girls. Let’s keep the momentum going.

  • share our story and the good work that is happening thanks to Women Helping Women
  • bring a friend to a meeting
  • share our Facebook posts, refer to our web page (womenhelpingwomen.ca)
  • consider setting up a saving strategy for donations…..I have a friend who sets aside all her toonies between meetings and she is always surprised at the total she can donate, another sets aside whatever she has spent in clothes to donate…..

The following organization will be presenting at our May 10th meeting.

Days for Girls

When we mobilize girls and women through health and education opportunities, their communities and our world grow stronger.
​Pads are a simple item that allow girls to go to school and women to go to work.

We are fortunate to have a group of dedicated and ambitious women from Chatham-Kent who gather material and spend time sewing pads and making “kits” that are delivered to women and girls in developing countries.
Women Helping Women is honoured to support and learn more about Days for Girls and their mission to bring washable and affordable solutions to menstruation and help women and girls make every day count.

The second organization to present will be.

Together We Give

Together We Give is a small organization that provides services and charitable relief to disenfranchised grassroots communities in South Africa.  The organizations focus is on addressing concerns related to poverty, education, health, welfare, unemployment, historical inter-generational trauma &, and social justice.  Together We Give believes when youth are enabled to make responsible life choices, cycles of abuse cease and, they break through barriers of opportunities. Together We Give is committed to alleviating historical, generational abuse, illness and trauma. Our mission is supported through promotion of:

  • Respect & Compassion
  • Education & Life-skills
  • Community Service & Social Activism
  • Arts, Healing & Heritage

Together We Give is a registered South African non-profit, incorporated in 2012.

We thank Country View Golf Course for letting us use their meeting room free of charge. Please support them by coming early for dinner ($20 cash for a delicious buffet). All taxes and gratuities are included!

Women are capable of doing more together than any one of us could do alone.

We humbly thank you for the time you invest in attending our meetings. If you’d like, please click here to sign up for our e-Newsletter to be notified when upcoming events will take place, and for information about the results we are making worldwide.

*NEW* We are now able to accept donations by credit card at our meetings.

If you can’t make it out and still want to participate, please consider donating online.

The list of recipients we help is growing

Thanks to you, Women Helping Women have raised an impressive $28,295.79 for 11 organizations.

We’ve helped women and girls in Cameroon, Guatemala, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Mumbai, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal, Thailand, and in sub-Saharan Africa.

Check out all of the recipients we’ve supported so far.

Here’s how our WHW organization works

We have two gatherings per year. One in May (near Mother’s Day) and the other in October (near Thanksgiving). We present two carefully screened organizations or individuals at each meeting for you to learn about, advocate for, and donate to, if you choose. There are no obligations to give, and no membership fees. What you have with Women Helping Women are voices and choices.

There are also three options on how to participate:

  1. You can join like-minded women for dinner (anytime after 5 PM) at Country View Golf Course (they generously donate their conference room to our group)
  2. You can attend the presentation portion which begins after dinner (usually at 6:30 PM).
  3. You can review an online slideshow and donate through PayPal or credit card on our website.
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What can I do? How can I help?

Women and girls are being oppressed, abused and enslaved in many countries around the world.

We are fortunate women who have a voice and can raise it to increase awareness and contribute funds to help women worldwide.

Give a gift. Save a life.

Education Opportunities

Girls with little or no education are far more likely to be married as children, suffer domestic violence, live in poverty, and lack a say over household spending or their own health care.

The best investment

Educating girls will change developing countries. Investment in the education of girls may well be the highest return investment available in the developing world.

Violence, Slavery & Forced Prostitution

Gender-based violence is both persistent and widespread, and ranks as top public health crisis for women in the world today. In fact, women aged 15 through 45 are more likely to be maimed or die from male violence than from cancer, malaria, traffic accidents and war combined

Eye Opening Realities

“There is trafficking of young women and boys into commercial sexual exploitation,” says lead author Kevin Bales, a professor of contemporary slavery at the University of Hull. “There’s slavery in carpet weaving, mining and ship breaking.”

Maternal Morbidity

Around 1,000 women die from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications globally every day, according to the World Health Organization. That’s one every 90 seconds. Some 99 percent of maternal deaths occur in poor countries, particularly in Africa and Asia.

Need For Treatment

The World Health Organization estimates there may be as many as 50,000 to 100,000 new cases of fistula each year, yet the global treatment capacity is less than 20,000 cases a year. There is a large unmet need for treatment. Fistula is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
No man was ever honoured for what he received…honour has been the reward for what he gave.
Calvin Coolidge
We make a living by what we get…but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Anne Frank
For it is in giving that we receive.
St. Francis of Assisi
It is not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.
Mother Theresa
No one is useless in this world, who lightens the burdens of others.
Charles Dickens
Break the silence. When you witness violence against women and girls, do not sit back. Act.
Ban Ki-Moon, General Secretary, United Nations
The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.
Amelia Earhart
No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.
Amelia Earhart
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela