Eight rural communities were represented by deputies of village councils, village heads, businessmen and opinion leaders, 23 people in total. This group was very advanced in comparison to others.
With this grants contest Ukrainian Women's Fund wants to support women's organizations that face new challenges in conditions of the conflict, but at the same time open up new opportunities for strengthening activities aimed at protecting women's rights.
Representatives of 5 rural communities discussed the range of up-to-date questions, especially the ability to unite the team, delegate, collaborate with informal leaders, involve people in activities and responsibilities.
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Ukrainian Woman's Fund


International charitable organization founded in 2000. The UWF provides civil society organizations (CSOs) from Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus with financial, information and consultation support.


To promote human rights and fundamental freedoms of citizens by strengthening CSOs;
To attract more resources to support civil society by developing a culture of philanthropy in Ukraine;
To facilitate the consolidation of women’s movement as an integral part of civil society in Ukraine, as well as in Moldova and Belarus;
To enhance public participation in decision making on different levels;
To increase public attention to issues of diversity and gender.


We strive to assist CSOs, specifically to women’s CSOs, to play an active role in the processes of democratization of society and to contribute to  equality, justice and respect to human rights by supporting the civil society development with financial opportunities.