Gretchen Shepherd

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I want to sincerely thank yo…
I want to sincerely thank you for your generous donation to Team Women for Women International in the Half the Sky Fundraising Challenge. I would like to take a moment to share with you the story of Mary Lith, one of our program participants.

Mary Lith is 36 years old. She joined WfWI's program in February 2009 where she learned agricultural and business skills through CIFI training. Prior to the training, Mary produced groundnuts as a source of food for her family because her "husband did not provide for them." Mary now has a small business selling food goods in Rumbek, as well as other profitable markets such as Waa and Juba.

When asked about running her small business, Mary said: "Learning skills is a gift. I have been given a precious gift from Women for Women that has helped me earn an income and provide nutrition for my family. This is the best gift I have ever received."

It is because of your generosity Mary Lith and other women like her are able to participate in our year-long training program aimed at helping women rebuild their lives after conflict. I know there are a lot of other ways you could have spent this money, but you believe in our cause, so you chose to invest it in our project and on behalf of all our staff and program participants, I thank you. You are helping change the world, one woman at at a time.

Thank you again for all you have done to help this cause.

With gratitude,
Lyndsay Booth
Online Marketing Coordinator
Women for Women International
6 years ago
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Gretchen Shepherd
Gretchen Shepherd
San Marino, CA United States
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