"Our mission is to employ disadvantaged women in Detroit, to educate them on financial management, life wellness and business to empower them to successfully transition to an independent life" – Rebel Nell
Prokritee (meaning "nature" in Bangla) is an agency that is dedicated to empowering disadvantaged women who have little or no other opportunities. Most of the women employed by Prokritee are the heads of their households
Marjorie Lee Browne (September 1914 – October was a notable mathematics educator, the second African-American woman to receive a doctoral degree in the U., and one of the first black women to receive a doctorate in mathematics in the U.
Threads of Hope is a non-profit economic development project supporting disadvantaged artisans around the world. What we do is quite simple! We buy the artisan's handwork each month and then sell their art throughout the US. All proceeds from sales are placed in a directed grant pool accessible by the artisans for health care, housing, education and small business/community development. Empowering impoverished women, transforming lives...since 1999. www.threadsofhopetextiles.org