Where we work
We Effect is a global organisation that is fighting poverty in 24 different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
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. […]
“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 […]
Coffee and gender equality give hope for the future
NICARAGUA. Antonieta Monzón and Victoria Talavera have worked for years in one of Nicaragua’s most important and male dominated industries – coffee production. Today, both are members of their coffee cooperative’s board, but the road there was long and winding. In the village of San Jerónimo, in Nicaragua’s northern mountain range, the inhabitants have lived […]