“For Her!” Badge is the recognition award for organisations that promote or carry out initiatives regarding women empowerment & gender equality.

List of nominated organisations:




Cámara de Comercio e Industria de Tegucigalpa

A non-profit organization with more than 128 years of experience, which associates voluntarily with commercial, industrial and service companies, to support, defend and promote the business development of Honduras. A group of capitalist entrepreneurs in the last century with a futuristic vision decided to create an organization with the objective of seeking to increase private investment in the country and in this way benefit Honduras, thus the Chamber of Commerce of Honduras is born, which today is known as Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tegucigalpa.




Café la Patrona

The Employer is a tradition for women producing coffee that starts in the 70s in the coffee areas of the East Honduras at a height of 1,000 to 1480 meters above sea level. We bring this product from the Mountains of Paradise until your cup with an excellent flavor and aroma. The coffee farms are located in the department of El Paraíso municipality in the villages of Las flores, 3 piedras y el Recuerdo. Our coffee has unique characteristics of this area including: a full flavor, balanced, with acidity and a touch of exquisite citrus. Intense aroma and lingering flavor that will develop on your palate.

  • Facebook page: café La Patrona
  • Phone: +504 3392 0206
  • Email:  cafelapatrona@gmail.com

Youth for Honduras

Youth for Honduras is an NGO that aims to develop and empower young men and women from children’s homes and other organizations working with youth at risk to take responsibility for their own lives and enable them to act as a positive change in the Honduran society through an established network of churches, organizations, local business, and individuals. Transition program consists of several smaller houses where the youth lives the first year. After the first year in the transition house the youth move to their own apartment taking next step in independency; Children’s homes program – “Formación para la Vida” program working with youth at risk in the aspects of capacity building, emotions, self-esteem, identity etc.; Mentorship program is carried out in cooperation with the Honduran and Danish Baptist Church program, Programa Timoteos, with material developed by Street Kids Direct.

Proyecto Aldea Global

Proyecto Aldea Global (Project Global Village) is a Christian nonprofit organization located in Honduras, Central America. Proyecto Aldea Global es una organización sin fines de lucro, ubicada en Honduras Centroamérica. PAG has always had a focus on “Integral Missions”. This concept involves helping the lost, the needy and broken by meeting the needs of the WHOLE person…mind, body and soul. We believe that for a community to be healthy in all of these aspects there must be access to basic needs such as clean water, food and shelter as well as appropriate healthcare, education and counseling. PAG has created programs to help in the development of some of the poorest communities here in Honduras tackling issues such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, malnutrition, women’s rights, poor infrastructure, lack of access to both healthcare and education, among others.

The Leadership Center

A project of Leadership Mission International, TLC exists to educate, train, and develop the next generation of ethical Honduran leaders! The Leadership Center is a project of US-based NGO Leadership Mission International, and exists to provide full scholarships to young women from poor families who do not have the finances to study at another university. TLC offers a 3-year program that focuses on Leadership, Community Development, and Entrepreneurship. Our graduates return to their communities as business owners and ethical leaders in order to provide long-term, sustainable changes that will positively impact their communities for generations to come!

Serve Hope

Serve Hope is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Dallas, Texas (as Serve Hope International). Serve Hope has been operating in Honduras since 2015 and in Guatemala since 2019.

The mission of Serve Hope is to know the physical, educational and spiritual needs of the most needy, one family at a time.

Grupo de Mujeres Vida Nueva

Grupo de Mujeres Pinares de Oriente y Cooperativa Agroforestal China del Bosque

The main goal of the group is ti establish production systems that allow them to live well, contribute to the achievement of food security and increase the income of families.

  • Cooperativa Agroforestal China del Bosque Sra. Yessenia Rivera; Phone number: 9824-8737
  • Grupo de Mujeres Vida Nueva Silisgualagua, Guinope Sra. Leydi Yamari Fores; Phone number: 9566-7793/9864-9262

Kullimaaroo center

The center is a shelter for women and girls, victims of violence in Casamance. Kullimaaroo center was set up by Women’s Platform for Peace in Casamance with the support of UNWOMEN. Mainly, it aims to protect and help women and girls, victims of violence recover with its services package which includes medical care, juridical and psychosocial assistance. Personalized care and quality assistance is adapted to victims’ age and needs. A professional team trained in victims support and assistance techniques. A lawyer guides and advises victims in their procedures. Kullimaaroo is a shelter, which takes women out of the isolation created by domestic violence. Kullimaaroo helps you take wise decisions and start appropriate proceedings. it is a place where they give you the shelter, they listen to you and inform you.

  • Email: centrekullimaaroo@gmail.com
  • Phone number: +221339900024

Association Sportive Artistique Culturel De Oussouye

ASACO est club situe en basse Casamance plus précisément a   Ziguinchor   dans le département d Oussouye . Nous évoluons en  première division  féminine sénégalaise depuis la saison 2017 / 2018 CEST A DIRE DEUX SAISONS CONSECITIVE DANS LELITE et nous en serons à notre 3e année lors de la saison 2019/2020.  Notre projet est de former les joueuse des l’Age de 14 ans ensuite les faires monter dans l’équipe première pour y évoluer et démarrer  une carrière de foot tout en les excellents dans le milieu scolaire nous contribuons socialement en les aidant à subvenir a certain  besoins familiale etc… Par manque de moyen il est très difficile pour nous de rivaliser avec les autres clubs de le capital DAKAR qui regorge de moyens illimité ce qui leur rend presque imbattable puis qu’ils s’acquièrent du meilleur joueuse du pays.

Kabonketoor association regionale des femmes pour la recherche de la paix en Casamance

Missions : Promouvoir la paix et la justice sociale; Accompagner les populations rurales dans le processus de développement; La protection des ressources naturelles et économiques

ACTIVITES: Le Forum des Femmes au CDEPS organisé par KABONKETOOR; Etude sur les violences faites aux femmes et aux filles; Causeries sur les : les grossesses précoces en milieu scolaire ; la surcharge domestique des filles, l’excision; Identification, constitution d’un groupe de jeunes filles leaders; Formation des jeunes filles leader en plaidoyer, en communication, en gestion et résolution de conflit, en prise de parole en public; Identification et formalisation de GIE de femmes; Formation des membres des GIE en gestion administrative et financière, etc.

l’Initiative « Badiène Gox » mise en place par les pouvoirs publics sénégalais avec l’appui des partenaires UNFPA  est un  Relais communautaire pour la promotion de la Santé de la mère,  du nouveau né et de l’enfant. Protection de la mère, et  de l’enfant. Violences faites sur les filles.

  • Fatou Cisse
  • Téléphone:  +221774381011

Child in Need Institute (CINI)

CINI is an Indian non-government organisation (NGO), regarded as one of the most influential institutions working for poor children in India. For last 40 years, it has been working with various stakeholders to strengthen the capacity of deprived children and women to improve their health, nutrition, education and protection conditions.

They partner with Government of India and state governments, UN and bilateral organisations, international and national donors, grassroots organisations and networks. In particular, they collaborate with community-based organisations, women’s self-help groups, local elected representatives, service providers, children and youth groups.

Azad Foundation provides livelihoods with dignity for resource-poor women living in urban areas in India. The Foundation is driven by the vision of a world where all women from underprivileged backgrounds earn with dignity, generate wealth and value for all. Azad Foundation have assisted in enabling more than 1,000 women to become employable by acquiring professional qualifications as a chauffeur in cities where there were previously almost no professional drivers, More than 1800 women have benefitted from training in – women’s rights, self-defence, sexual and reproductive health, English speaking, effective communication, first aid, grooming and map reading and learning key roads and routes. The pedagogy has helped them to empower themselves and achieve personal transformation.

CARE is a not-for-profit organization working in India for over 65 years, focusing on alleviating poverty and social injustice. We do this through well planned and comprehensive projects in health, education, livelihoods and disaster preparedness and response. Our overall goal is the empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalised communities leading to improvement in their lives and livelihoods.

During FY 2017-18, CARE India directly reached out to 24.1 million people directly through 38 projects across 14 states, covering more than 90 districts. We are part of the CARE International Confederation, working in over 90 countries for a world where all people live with dignity and security.

All India Institute of Local Self-Help Government (AIILSG)

Founded in 1926, All India Institute of Local Self-Government (AIILSG) is amongst the oldest NGOs in India with it’s headquarter in Mumbai and 30 offices across the country. AIILSG’s poverty-reduction, equity, inclusion related activities and its international collaborations are anchored at its ‘International Center of Equity and Inclusion for Transformation’ (ICEQUI-T).

The center has been established with the aim of ‘enabling life of dignity and equality for the disadvantaged’. It addresses holistic development issues of the under-privileged, poor and vulnerable populations with special focus on women and children.

The center’s actions for transformation include working with more than 300,000 from Denotified and Nomadic Tribes, 36000 tribals in poverty, 200,000 rural deprived and 100,000 urban deprived. The center’s initiatives on women’s empowerment are anchored at its sub-center ‘International Center for Women-in-Deprivation’.

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), India

KVIC is iconic nodal body promoting Khadi (hand-spun, handwoven cloth) and traditional village industries across India. Since 1945, KVIC also diversified into promoting traditional village industries and self-employment through various schemes. KVIC provides non-farm based employment to over 10 million artisans in India across rural and tribal areas of which 90% are women. Which has made most of KVIC activities women centric. Activities involve production and sale of Khadi and khadi products, promotion of traditional village industry clusters (including handicraft, food processing, etc), and micro-enterprises. In addition to this, KVIC also attempts to enhance artisan welfare through social security schemes. KVIC also provides financial support and capacity building for organisations associated with it for undertaking the interventions effectively.

  • Website: www.kvic.org.in
  • Phone No: +91 022 26714320-22 / 26714325 /
  • Email: info@kvic.org.in

CORO India

CORO India has reached 2.5 mn people, built capacity of 1300 + Grassroots Leaders, conducted gender education in 22,000 public schools and established 250+ Self Help Groups with 3000 members. The numbers speak for themselves. Over 20 years, CORO has developed a community-based approach to tackle endemic issues in India’s most marginalised communities through self-help group movement, micro-finance, gender education, and building leadership among women community volunteers.

The empowered women have been able to identify issues and collectively work towards resolving them with support of stakeholders and advocacy, ranging from de-addiction to meeting water crises.

BAIF Development Research Foundation, India

BAIF promotes women empowerment through interventions such as micro-finance, employment generation through micro-enterprises and self-employment, agro-based and livestock interventions, awareness programmes, etc. across rural and tribal areas across India since last 40 years. At present, 40,000 + women are associated with BAIF through formation of 3185 Self Help Groups. Rs. 90 mn have been saved collectively by 40,000 members. Credit worth Rs. 170 mn has been accessed and utilised for generating employment.

Agro-based avenues such as food processing, co- operatives, etc. have also generated considerable employment for the rural women, making them economically independent, thus helping them to empower themselves. The interventions are coupled with community health activities also, since there are closely associated with overall well being of the women.

  • Website: https://baif.org.in/
  • Phone: +91-20-25231661-9 
  • Email: baif@baif.org.in

ANANI stands for “Area Networking and Development Initiatives”, has been working wDith over 10,000 rural poor women from four districts of Gujarat since 1995. Forming women’s collectives and working towards changing the nature and direction of systemic forces which marginalise women has been an integral component of ANANDI’s work in Gujarat, India.

ANANDI works directly with communities in 4 districts of Gujarat – Panchamahaals, Dahod, Morbi and Bhavnagar. Since 1995 ANANDI started working in some of the vulnerable and marginalized communities to address issues of sustainable livelihoods, safety and security of women and young girls, ensuring entitlements, strengthening governance and improving access to quality education.

Self Employed Women’s Association

SEWA is both an organisation and a movement of self-employed women workers and women as the leaders. SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. SEWA’s main goals are to organise women workers for full employment, whereby workers obtain work security, income security, food security and social security. SEWA has been of strengthening women’s leadership through capacity-builiding and in developing their own economic organisations. At present, SEWA has 84 co-operatives with 11610 members, 21 federations, own bank for promoting microfinance, assistance for housing, trusts promoting micro-enterprises and handicraft, four national level alliances and 3 international alliances.

The HDFC Bank Parivartan, the CSR initiative, reaches out to communities and enables them to shift from a vicious cycle of poverty to a virtuous cycle of growth. Stemming from core value of sustainability, this approach empowers millions to be self-reliant and in effect, become partners in the growth of India as a whole. Taking one step at a time, it aims to pave the way for a brighter future.

Women empowerment is a cross cutting theme across all key initiatives of Holistic Integrated Development Programme, Livelihood and Skill Development, Education, Financial Literacy and Inclusion. By now, 54 Million lives have been impacted through various initiatives.