Zonta International Foundation Your Gift Changes Lives

Zonta International Foundation Your Gift Changes Lives

Herisoa from Madagascar 2016-2018 Fundraising Goal US$5,376,000 Project Agency Title USD ISP Towards Elimination of Obstetric Fistula and the Reduction of Maternal and Newborn Mortality and Morbidity in Liberia

1,000,00 0 ISP Let Us Learn Madagascar: An Integrated Program for Adolescent Girls 1,000,00 0 ZISVAW Initiative for Adolescent Girls in Niger: Knowledge for Dignity

1,000,00 0 ZISVAW The Future We Want: Creating Sustainable Foundations for Addressing Human Trafficking and Unsafe Migration of Women and Girls in Nepal 1,000,00 0 Education Programs Rose Fund Total

Amelia Earhart Fellowships 700,000 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships 232,000 Young Women in Public Affairs Awards 144,000 Rose Fund 300,000

5,376,0 00 ZISVAW: Respecting the Rights and Responding to the Needs of Adolescent Girls in Niger Reduce early marriage and early pregnancy in Niger. Project Update: Reached 14,424 adolescent girls in 160 villages of Niger. 16 girls were reported as being newly pregnant at the end of the initiative, compared to 98 at the beginning 57% of married adolescents were using a contraceptive method at the end, compared to 16% when the initiative

started 1,189 community dialogue sessions were held, reaching approximately 64,282 people. Commitment: US$1 million ZISVAW: Addressing Human Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in Nepal Project centers on both prevention of and response to human trafficking and unsafe migration in Nepal. Project Update: Gained a better understanding of underlying risk factors for women in the selected districts.

Engaged in public awareness campaigns to challenge genderbased discrimination. Enhanced technical skills for job placement for trafficking survivors and returnee women migrant workers. Commitment: US$1 million ISP: Eliminating Obstetric Fistula in Liberia The project works towards the

elimination of obstetric fistula and the reduction of maternal mortality, morbidity and sexual violence against women while improving the health and socio-economic status of women and girls in Liberia. Since Zonta began supporting the project: 1,191 women and girls have been surgically treated. 299 survivors have been rehabilitated. 33 skilled health workers were mentored. More than 4,000 community members were informed about the causes, prevention and

availability of fistula treatment. Commitment: US$1 million ISP: Let Us Learn Madagascar: An Integrated Program for Adolescent Girls The project creates opportunities for vulnerable and excluded girls to have an education in a secure and protective environment. Since Zonta began supporting the project:

600 households, caring for 1,800 children (out of the 1,000 households targeted with ZI funds) have received their cash transfer (around US$9 per month). 139 social workers and Child Protection Network members were trained. 97 recreational kits have been ordered. to benefit 26,600 pupils representing 100% of lower secondary schools. 420 pedagogical material packs have been ordered. Amelia Earhart Fellowship Fund

US$700,000 US$700,000 35 US$10,000 Fellowships are awarded each year to recipients from all over the world Dr. Kimberly Ennico Smith 1997-1998 AE Fellow Deputy Project Scientist for NASAs New Horizons Pluto fly-by mission Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Fund US$232,000

12 international scholarships of US$7,000 each 32 district/region scholarships of US$1,000 each I am so proud to be a JMK International Scholarship alumnus. The award was incredibly helpful in assisting me to complete my MBA program and achieving my ambitions in aerospace business management and leadership. I am also very grateful that the JMK award introduced me to Zonta International. I am honored to be a member of the organization and participate in improving the status of women worldwide. Angela Whiteside, 2011 JMKWIB International Recipient Young Women in Public Affairs Award

US$144,000 10 international awards of US$4,000 each 32 district/region awards of US$1,000 each I thank you, Zontians, for the International Young Women in Public Affairs Award. It means a lot for me. Its significance is not only to focus on what I have done, but to encourage me, a young woman, to go on and achieve more and to work harder for important issues.

Anna Rukko, 2015 YWPA Recipient at the 2016 Zonta International Convention in Nice, France Zonta International Foundation How will you EMPOWER HER?

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