Southern African & American Women Economic Development Organization
Giving help for today's life tools for the future ...... SAAWEDO
About Us Our organization Board of Directors is comprised of prominent individuals from the public and private sectors with a passionate commitment to helping underprivileged people in their community. The organization was first formed in 1995 as a pilot study of Widows and Orphans of the Declared Fallen Heroes in Southern Africa after outstanding remarkable bravery for freedom, social justice and peace. One of the goals was to help women who could not cope with the psychological impact of losing a breadwinner,and writing of historical books, producing videos and filming aimed to enhance the objectives of the association.
The vision of SAAWEDO focuses on the cross cultural exchange between African and African American communities including all other ethnicities. Provide educational networking programs for income generating projects. Referral information to members and non members on humanitarian grounds. Educating members on programs that will help fight against poverty and empower members to gain job opportunities through income generating projects and maintaining commitment to success through projects, professional development workshops, environmental responsibilities workshops, and job creation and support for women's social justice.
Our organization extends network affiliation in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, Mozambique and DRC.