Great news! AWCH’s nomination is the recipient of a FAWCO Foundation Development Grant. A Kindergarten for Tribal Children in Hazarwadi, Maharashtra, India, will receive $5,500 to finance construction of a kindergarten building in Hazarwadi to serve 48 tribal families in three villages, where our Hazarwadi Open Well project was just completed. The 50 m2 building will contain a classroom, kitchen, and sanitation facilities.
And that’s not all! AWCH’s Mary W. has been awarded the FAUSA Skills Enhancement Award of $5000. With this funding from the FAWCO Foundation Mary will study German at the Goethe-lnstitut so that she can work as a volunteer to help women who have suffered abuse, such as victims of trafficking, obtain the legal assistance that they need; and to provide support so that such women understand their rights and how the law can help them. She would also liaison with their lawyers to assure their cases receive the necessary attention. Congratulations Mary and goodluck!