Where we work
We Effect is a global organisation that is fighting poverty in 24 different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
“We are stronger, but will always be sad”
Almost everyone remembers the TV images of the big waves. Sachini Kaushalya doesn’t. She was there when the tsunami changed her life forever and took her friend away from her. Today Sachini supports other survivors to a safer future in Sri Lanka. Hanbantota district, southern Sri Lanka. The morning of December 26, 2004. The animals […]
Lobbyist award boosts grass root activists in Nairobi’s slum
KENYA: With the money and honor Rachael Mwikali, the first Lobbyist for Change winner, can do more in the fight for poor people’s rights in Kenya. Now she calls for nominations of other young people and women for this year’s prize. – It is a big gift to us. Most of the time we use […]
From victims of war – to women in business
Rural women in Sri Lanka are facing a new war. Against violence, lack of education and incomes. In a new partnership with Kaviya, We Effect Asia will empower 800 women to become entrepreneurs. – I remember the day the war came, we ran out and hid behind the trees. Our house was bombed that night. […]