"Empowering Women: Affecting Generations"

Right Sharing of World Resources is a Quaker micro-credit organization that supports grassroots income-generating projects in developing countries, led by women, many of whom are making less than a dollar a day.

Job Opening: Communications & Development Associate

We are excited to announce a full time job opening with Right Sharing of World Resources for a Communications and Development Associate. The job could be done remotely. Applications will be accepted until the right person appears; interviews begin late June.

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Lives changed in Kenya and Sierra Leone

Kenya ranks 74th among world economies and Sierra Leone is 151st. Sierra Leone is recovering from ten years of civil war and, more recently, the devastating Ebola epidemic. Kenya continues to struggle with tribal tensions and government corruption. Amidst these hardships, people somehow carry on, feed their families, and educate their children. Instead of working through NGOs as we do in India, RSWR works more directly with the women beneficiaries in these two countries. In Kenya, we support women’s groups organized by churches, mostly the United Society of Friends Women. In Sierra Leone, we support women’s cooperatives organized in villages.

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Recycle stamps to benefit Right Sharing!

Since 1996 RSWR has received $71,000 from recycled stamps. Right Sharing’s stamp project was begun in 1996 by Brad Hathaway from Mattapoisett Friends Meeting in Massachusetts. Brad was a retired stamp dealer and began to collect and sell stamps to benefit Quaker missions after his retirement. With help from a committee at his meeting, he was able to send thousands of dollars to several Quaker service projects including Right Sharing of World Resources. Brad was forced to discontinue his service in 2009 due to poor health. Since then, the project has been continued by Earl Walker of Claremont Friends Meeting in California.

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