Global Fund for Widows
New York, New York, USA
MissionThe Global Fund for Widows is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering widows to overcome poverty through skills-based training, job creation, and building micro banks called Widows' Savings and Loan Associations. Ultimately, our goal is to help widows achieve financial stability, self-sufficiency, and agency.
GFW applies its programs throughout the developing world by forming strategic partnerships with local NGOs, which are dedicated to the empowerment of widows. These local NGOs work in close collaboration with the GFW to develop unique solutions for empowering widows that are culturally and socially appropriate, as most importantly - Sustainable.