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Mama Cash is the oldest international women’s fund — established in the Netherlands in 1983. She supports pioneering and innovative women’s initiatives around the world, because she believes that social change starts with women and girls.

Since 2000, Mama Cash has awarded more than €27,000,000 to advance women’s and girls’ human rights. She is active in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Latin America and theCaribbean, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Worldwide women strive against poverty, violence and discrimination. They strive for equal rights, economic justice and a safe environment for themselves and their communities — often with little financial means and with admirable dedication. Mama Cash supports these women because she believes thateverybody — women, men, and children — benefits from investments in women’s rights and bettering the position of women.


In other words: Mama Cash believes in the power and ability of women to change the world.