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Congratulations to the winner of the2nd Annual WeGo AwardsOperation Peacemaker in India

Welcome

We recently concluded the second annual Women and Girls Opportunity Awards (WeGO Awards). This award shines a light on the innovative work being done by Opportunity's partners to empower women and girls.

VOTING IS CLOSED.

The annual awards serve three purposes:

  1. To advance important work further with cash prize awards. First place receives $5,000, second place receives $2,500, and third place receives $1,000.
  2. To disseminate ideas and inspiration among the industry.
  3. To celebrate and reward innovative programming that is making a real impact on the lives of women and girls around the world.

All Opportunity partners are invited to submit applications. Opportunity staff screens applications and puts forward semi-finalists to a panel of women volunteers, who discuss and scored each project. Voting on the finalists is open to the public.

The Finalists

1st Place

Operation PeaceMaker in India

Empowering women to survive and overcome domestic abuse

Hyderabad & Warangal, India

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2nd Place

Vocational Training for at-risk young women in Ghana

Empowering women to find safe jobs near their families

Accra, Ghana

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3rd Place

Serving Families and Girls with Disabilities in Uganda

Empowering girls with disabilities to be educated against all odds

Central Region, Uganda

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Thank You

To read more about Opportunity’s work to empower women and girls around the world,
start learning here.

A special thank you to Julia and Philip Wade for their generous support of the WeGO Award.

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