New Women And Girl-Focused Impact Partnership

Global Water Challenge and AMREF Health Africa Launch Initiative

12 Nov 2021 by Local Press Report

Global Water Challenge (GWC), with Amref Health Africa, have launched a high impact community water partnership with support from The Starbucks Foundation to empower women and girls in coffee- and tea-growing communities of Kenya and Tanzania. This support is part of The Starbucks Foundation’s commitment to invest in at least 250,000 women and families in coffee-, tea- and cocoa-growing communities globally by 2025. The partnership will improve the health and economic status of smallholder women farmers through improved access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), the establishment of entrepreneurship groups and promote women’s leadership and training on various agriculture techniques, entrepreneurship skills and financial literacy.

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