MMEG International Arts& Crafts Fair
The annual Arts & Crafts Fair --MMEG’s main fundraising event over three days-- closed on November 15.
Our heartfelt thanks go to the numerous volunteers, US Executive Director’s office, Office of the President, WBFN, Global Corporate Solutions (Security Operations Support, Food and Conference Services, JK Moving Services, Mail and Shipping office, and Parking Services), BFSFCU, the Global Wealth Management Group of Raymond James, vendors, shoppers, and MMEG supporters for making this spectacular event a success this year and every year!
Door Prize WINNERS are listed HERE.
MMEG SOCIAL MEDIA PRIZE
The lucky MMEG social media follower who won $100 Amazon gift card is P. Snydstrup. Congrats!!!
Read terms and conditions for MMEG Social Media Prize.
Mmeg hosted Vida N. Yakong (RN, MSN, PhD) on October 30, 2018
Vida Yakong, founder of Project GROW in northern Ghana, shared her community based strategies for poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment. Some audience members at this event have been moved to donate goats to Project GROW after heraing her speak!
We awarded Vida a grant in 2009 while she was studying medical anthropology at University of British Columbia Okanagan. She is now Head of Department at Midwifery School of Allied Health Sciences at University for Development Studies (Ghana).
Applications for MMEG US-Canada & TRINITY WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY ARE OPEN.
Visit application page for more information.
Applications for MMEG SOUTH AFRICA program closed on SEPTEMBER 14, 2018.
Selected grantees will be announced on our web page by the end of December 2018.
MMEG hosted award-winning film director, Afia Nathaniel, on Thursday, May 17
We paid tribute to all mothers by watching and discussing her film, "Dukhtar".
Annual MMEG ARTS &CRAFTS Fair Is our biggest fundraiser of the year!
Thanks for shopping for a great cause! Proceeds from the annual Fair directly support education grants for women from developing countries. Shop with us again: November 13-15, 2018
In fiscal year 2018, MMEG awarded 35 grants to women studying in the USA, Canada, South Africa and Latin America. Click on "Grant Recipients" under "What We Do" for the full list of recipients.
In March 2017, the Thread of Life recognized that women are the warp of social fabric in every country. Esther Kisaakye (2005 grantee and current Supreme Court Justice in Uganda) and Laura Balbuena (2004 grantee and Director of the Gender Institute of Peru) inspired us with presentations on their work.