"One Woman Initiative" Announces First Grants to Women's Organizations in Five Nations
June 3, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 3, 2009 — The One Woman Initiative (, a one-year-old public/private initiative to empower women in countries with significant Muslim populations, today announced its first grants, totaling more than $500,000 to five grassroots organizations in Azerbaijan, Egypt, India, Pakistan and the Philippines. The OWI grants are being made to locally focused organizations with results-oriented programs providing women access to legal rights, political participation, and economic development. 

Cafamerica: Success of 'Slumdog Millionaire' Aiding Charities
March 3, 2009

The Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire” — depicting the often dire circumstances faced by children in poverty in India – has sparked interest in charities that target the problem, according to CAFAmerica, which promotes borderless charitable giving as part of the CAF International Network that spans six continents and has over $4 billion of charitable funds under management.