Main image

Women's Empowerment in Nepal. CASD NZ

Cause page created in the Community category by Vicki Farslow for "For Womens empowerment in Nepal. "


$2,240 donated
Given by 20 generous donors in around 12 months
  Donate

CASD NZ Women's project has been designed to lift women and their families from the social and environmental impacts of poverty.

Main image
  Wellington

We see the connection between empowered women and climate regeneration. We also want to improve the lives of women and their families whose very existence has been a struggle. By improving their education in agricultural practice, by encouraging them to keep their families (especially their daughters in school) and by providing a hand to lift them into sustainable farming we see that these women will work collectively to solve the problems they face in their communities. Educated and resourced women have less children, stand up against child marriage, and have a respected say in the decision making in their communities. They find solutions together. They will stay on their land if they can farm it productively and regeneratively and keep their families from the flight to cities where increased carbon emissions are generated. Watch Katherine Wilkinson's Ted talk in which she makes abundantly clear the need for gender equity as we work together to stop global warming. https://www.ted.com/talks/katharine_wilkinson_how_empowering_women_and_girls_can_help_stop_global_warming

Vicki Farslow's involvement (page creator)

"CASD" stands for Common Action for Sustainable Development. I became involved when I visited in 2015 after the devastating earthquakes.

Use of funds

We use funds for micro loans to very poor and marginalised Nepali women. Some times these loans are used to buy seed or stock or agricultural tools. Women also collaborate to access safe drinking water for their communities.

Other page links


Latest donations

Kaz
Kaz on 11 Jul 2020
$200
Marilyn
Marilyn on 10 Jul 2020
Working together!
$200
Gill
Gill on 10 Jul 2020
Arohanui
$100
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 09 Jul 2020
Arohanui
$100
Jan
Jan on 09 Jul 2020
Private

Who's involved?

Vicki  Farslow's avatar
Created by Vicki Farslow, paying to a verified bank account of Vicki Farslow on behalf of For Womens empowerment in Nepal.

Page Moderated The page has been checked by our team to make sure it complies with our terms and conditions.

Fundraise

You can start a fundraiser to have your own page that raises money directly for the beneficiary.

Got a question for the page owner?

Ask one here

Want to display a QR code that links to this page?

Grab a QR Code

Any concerns?

Report this page
This page was created on 21 Aug 2019 and closes on 22 Aug 2020.
Share
Share a link to this page to help spread the word

  Facebook

  Twitter

  LinkedIn

  Email

  Copy Link

  Embed

  QR Code

×