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On the road to equality

For each of its project countries Women’s Bank creates a unique profile, which charts the needs and opportunities of local...

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Work continued at full steam throughout Women’s Bank’s anniversary year

Women’s Bank Walk from Lapland to the Mediterranean The eighth Women’s Bank Walk gathered a record number of volunteers to...

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Gita’s journey to success

Before 2009, most women at the village of Bhardeu in central Nepal had never been to the country’s capital. Their...

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Everyone can change the world – Antti Reenpää

Antti Reenpää, age 60, Helsinki  “I followed the early years of Women’s Bank closely as my wife (Leena Majander) is...

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Everyone can change the world – Anna Litewka-Anttolainen

Anna Litewka-Anttolainen, age 40, Oulu  “I’m originally from Poland. I moved to Finland in pursuit of love. I’ve lived in...

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Everyone can change the world – Liisa Kapanen

Liisa Kapanen, age 66, Helsinki  “I had decided to get involved in volunteer work as soon as I retired. I...

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Tailoring course opened my eyes

Nway Nway Latt lives in the village of Hta-neen in the municipality of Pyapon in South West Myanmar. The 21-year-old...

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Women’s Bank celebrated its 10 years in May 2017 – The event raised 13 000 euros

Several of the Finnish women who are founding members of Women’s Bank took part in the celebrations in May. The...

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Visiting Women’s Bank entrepreneurs in Bhattedanda

We had the possibility to meet 2 entrepreneurs. The first women entrepreneur was Bibi May Ghalan, 35 years old. She...

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10 million euros raised!

In August the volunteer network Women’s Bank accomplished its goal of raising ten million euros for improving the future of...

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