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WE International

When I go and meet with my friends in the developing world, I see they do not want charity… they want a chance. WE International is about giving them a chance to dream, to have dignity and access to the tools to succeed in providing a better future for themselves, their families and their communities. 

~ David Lippiatt,  Founder, WE International

 With loving respect for the dignity of the people we serve, WE International works to empower individuals and strengthen communities in developing nations worldwide. We advocate for justice and provide supportive economic and educational services to help victims of poverty and violence transform their lives. We work with governments, NGOs and private organizations to help where the need is greatest.

Economic Development

One of the most efficient and proven ways to fight poverty and injustice, create jobs and transform lives, is by providing innovative microfinance services.  WE International’s ethos is the holistic transformation of the individual.

WE International believes each individual is born with unique gifts and talents. Given that, WE International provides microfinance services, entrepreneur training, savings and loans, which enables, empowers, and transforms individual, families, and communities, therefore breaking out of poverty!

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Women At Risk Services

Every year, hundreds of thousands of women in developing countries become victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution. When they escape or are rescued, these women need enormous support to integrate back into society.

At WE International, we understand that empowering women can change lives, strengthen families and build safer communities.

That’s why WE International currently works in developing countries to:

  • Rescue women from modern-day slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression
  • Empower women through microfinance services—loans, entrepreneur training and financial education
  • Advocate for women’s rights involving education and having a voice in their communities

WE International is committed to helping those in the greatest need: the poor, the victims of violence and injustice, and the at-risk women living in developing countries around the world.

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Children At Risk

Worldwide, more than a billion children are living “at risk.” They survive from moment to moment, lacking even the basic necessities of childhood development—food, shelter and safety, clothing, health care, parental support, and education. In many developing nations, more than half of the children under age 18 fit this definition.

At WE International, we believe children should be allowed to be children: to grow, to dream and to laugh, to live in safety, and become educated.

That’s why WE International currently works in developing countries to provide:

  • Educational sponsorships so at-risk children can attend school.
  • Microloans to empower parents to provide for their own children’s education and medical needs.
  • A safe home for street children—see www.WE-homeofhope.org for more—where they are supported with love and encouragement.

WE International is committed to helping those in the greatest need: the poor, the victims of violence and injustice, and the at-risk children of developing countries around the world.

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