Marshall Direct Fund (MDF) invests in education and women’s economic empowerment in Pakistan to provide viable alternatives to poverty, extremist activity and recruitment. MDF provides teacher training, fair teacher salaries and free schooling for youth living in some of the most vulnerable neighborhoods, emphasizing girls- boys are not allowed to be enrolled unless their sisters are enrolled first. MDF founder also started Her Own Two Feet, a social enterprise that provides business and vocational training to Pakistani mothers and young women, informing and connecting their entrepreneurial activities to higher end markets in the U.S.
For more information about Marshall Direct Fund and Peace of the Action, please visit: http://www.marshalldirectfund.org/
Briya is a proud supporter of Women’s Partnership Market. Their mission is to accelerate avenues for income, skills, and dignity for female artisans worldwide. WP Market is committed to providing skills training, microfinancing, educational opportunities and economic security for woman and girls in some of the most remote and poverty-stricken areas in the world.
For more information about WP Market, please visit: http://www.wpmarket.org
Briya has partnered with Kiran Social Enterprises to make our latest additions, Wanderlust and On the Go. Kiran is a vocational training and employment center for women from the slums in Kolkata, India. Kiran trains women in the art of jewelry making and sewing, enabling them to develop a new vocation and become self-sufficient artisans in their own right.
For more information about Kiran Social Enterprises, please visit: http://www.kiranse.com