Empowering women in Africa through education and outreach programs.

Empower a Woman-Empower a Nation

With your help, Upward African Woman is working with women in Africa to rebuild their lives.
We are an innovative nonprofit that empowers women in Africa through education and outreach programs.

We are changing lives in Africa

Upward African Woman

Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth. Women make enormous contributions to economies, whether in businesses, on farms, as entrepreneurs or employees, or by doing unpaid care work at home.

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Mission Statement 


UAW is a 501(c)(3) non-profit California based public benefit corporation whose goal of empowering women and children includes the establishment of sustainable programs for recipients who are primarily the victims of cultural, mental, sexual, and physical abuse and neglect.  

Monthly Giving

We work very hard to provide opportunities for women and children in Africa. Become a long term sponsor by making monthly donations to help us achieve this goal.

Student Sponsorship

Watching a womans life transform is a remarkable experience. You can witness this through our educational sponsorship program. Your donations will provide tuition, school supplies and business startup tools

Community Development

Make a difference to the whole community, your donations will go towards projects like clean water, co-op farming and health aid.

Current and Past Project Progress

UAW Educational Program 2016 – Ongoing
UAW will donate school supplies to various schools in Lagos State, Nigeria

 
Institutions  Program Country Beneficiaries 
Primary Schools Back to School Lagos, Nigeria 220+
UAW Educational Program 2015 - Ongoing
60%
UAW Educational Scholarship Program 2015 - Ongoing
80%
Kinder Paradise Orphanage Project - Completed
100%
Community Development Program - Completed
100%
Community Development Program - Completed
100%

Impacted

Students In Training

Volunteers Involved

Current Projects

Transforming Education in Rural Africa

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Economic Self-Sufficiency

Investing in women economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth.

Women make enormous contributions to economies, whether in businesses, on farms, as entrepreneurs or employees, or by doing unpaid care work at home.

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