About

Women's Empowerment International Foundation (WEIF) is a registered Canadian charity (RR #89650 1806 RR0001) is a registered charity located in Edmonton, Alberta. It operates on the principle that long-term social change is most effectively accomplished through initiatives that promote self-sufficiency and sustainability. It believes that through a multi-faceted approach of education, health care and empowerment of women, the entire families and communities will succeed in creating permanent and positive changes and create the sustainability necessary to eliminate poverty and bring Peace on Earth in the world.

WEIF is a small, Edmonton-based organization managed by dedicated team of board members and volunteers. Our multi-faceted approach to poverty alleviation empowers individuals and communities through access to education, health services, and economic opportunity. Since 2006, WEIF has been instrumental in the development of 13 educational facilities in India and Pakistan, assisting hundreds of entrepreneurial women through a micro-lending program in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, and constructing a health clinic in Owir, Pakistan. Current and future projects include developing a hub of education and health services in rural India, HIV/AIDS support in the slums of Mumbai, promoting food security and gender equality through agriculture, and establishing a Women's Wellness Centre in Bihar.

"Every dollar in the hands of a woman will create positive change in her family."

21303 46 Avenue NW, Edmonton Alberta, T6M 0G8
Tel: (780) 707-5431  |  Fax: (780) 481-5880
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