Transforming Lives: Pakistan

Ayesha Waheed, 35, Pakistan Her passion and chosen business is crochet, tailoring and embroidery. Ayesha’s husband is mentally ill and unable to work, she has 4 children. Ayesha has always wanted to own her own business in this field. She struggled to get a business started due to the fact that tools and opportunities never […]

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The Making of a Business Woman in Malawi

“Thank you Forgotten Women for giving me this wonderful opportunity to have my own business, please do help others in the community as many women need help and many women hope to have businesses of their own so they too can have a secure income for themselves and their family” Beitha is 26 years old […]

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100% Success Rate

“I would love for you to visit my area and see the conditions we live in but the area is too dangerous.” Fatima Ibrahim Ishaq, Somalia Fatima lives in an IDP camp, an area of Qahida where poverty is widespread. She has 4 children and no additional support of income. She earns little through cleaning […]

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Dumping Ground

Hey guys, we are currently at this dumping site in Blantyre Malawi, as you can see it is a huge pile of trash. This is where women from around here who don’t have jobs come to collect food and things to sell to make a living, children also come here to spend their days when […]

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