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Friends Womens Association in Burundi Celebrate Women’s International Day

On March 9,2020, Friends Womens Association (FWA)  joined the world to celebrate the Women’s International Day. In the area of women socio-economic empowerment, at the end of February 2020, FWA had a total of 78 self-help groups (SHG) for a total of 1788 women. Members of the SHGs saved some money together to rejoice together for the steps they already achieved. Firstly, there was a gathering at Ntaseka Clinic, secondly  a parade led by the women themselves and thirdly there was a reception where all the women ate,  drank together and danced after FWA national coordinator gave a speech and some testimonies.