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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024: “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress”

On International Women’s Day 2024, themed “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress”, Crossroards International reaffirms its commitment to advancing the education and economic empowerment of women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa. This year’s theme underscores the critical need for increased investment in women’s education, health, and economic opportunities as a catalyst for global progress.

Empowering Women through Education

At Crossroards International International, we believe that education is a fundamental right and a cornerstone of women’s empowerment. Our educational initiatives aim to provide women and girls with the knowledge and skills necessary to break the cycle of poverty and take control of their futures. By supporting access to quality education, we are not only investing in individual women but in healthier, more prosperous communities and a stronger, more equitable world.

Economic Empowerment: A Path to Independence

Economic empowerment is key to achieving gender equality. Crossroards International International’s programs focus on equipping women with the tools they need to succeed in the workforce, start their own businesses, and gain financial independence. Through vocational training, entrepreneurship workshops, and access to microfinance, we help women to unlock their potential and contribute to the economic development of their communities.

The Inspirational Journey of Our Female Volunteers

Our female volunteers play a crucial role in driving our mission forward. Their dedication and passion for gender equality and women’s rights inspire us all. In the spirit of International Women’s Day, we will be sharing a video titled “Why I Volunteer,” featuring the powerful stories of one of our volunteers. Her journey highlight the impact of investing in women and the transformative power of volunteerism in accelerating progress towards gender equality.

Join Us in Making a Difference

This International Women’s Day, let us all pledge to invest in women and accelerate progress towards a more just and equitable world. Together, with the support of our partners, donors, and volunteers, Crossroards International International will continue to champion the rights and empowerment of women and girls across sub-Saharan Africa.

Let’s celebrate the achievements of women around the globe and work tirelessly to advance their rights and opportunities. Together, we can make a difference.


get involved for women’s empowerment

This International Women’s Day, join the movement! We are looking to raise $5,000 by midnight on March 8th, and we need your help to achieve it. Every dollar counts, and every contribution can make a big difference in the lives of women and girls who need support to overcome obstacles and reach their full potential.

If you’d like to participate in other ways, share this page with your family and friends, and join us on Instagram by sharing your story with the hashtag #Educationispower and tagging us @crossroadsinternational!

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