Entries by Noopur Sahasrabudhe

Life in the Darfur Refugee Camps Spring 2017

It’s summer in Chad so the children take on the responsibility of gathering firewood which is an all day trip. The children walk from 6 am to return at 9 pm to collect firewood for cooking and for reading at night. Their journey is exhausting and dangerous as they fight extreme winds, 107 degree temperatures […]

Update from Chad

These are pictures from the camp in Touloum, Chad. It’s summer in Chad with temperatures reaching 107.6 degrees. Students take on the responsibility of firewood collection making the 30-35 km trek to and from the forest. Leaving the camp early, around 6am, they return around 8pm which makes for a very long, strenuous and exhausting […]

Honoring Women of Grace Event

We are pleased to announce our esteemed Executive Director, Mastora Bahkiet, will be a keynote speaker for “Honoring Women of Grace” presented by Parkview Health in Fort Wayne, Indiana March 10, 2017. The event will begin at noon and conclude around 2:30 pm.  For more information, check the event brochure at WomenofGrace_brochure            […]

Safe Stoves update – International Women’s Day, 2017

For International Women’s Day, March 8th, Darfur Women Network is excited to share that an additional 200 Safe Stoves will be made and distributed in Chad thank you to your donations and support. The stoves are hand made by DWN-trained artisan women within the refugee camps who rely on building these stoves for income. Their […]

Letter From the Director

Now is one of the most difficult times in our lives due to the loss of our loved one, Our Sister Saud Mansour. She was a loyal friend and kind sister for almost three decades. Both of us are from Darfur and have almost have same challenges, vision, and hope to our Darfur and specifically […]

Support DWN every time you order from Amazon!

Hello! Want to do a bit more while fulfilling your holiday shopping? You can now support DWN every time you order from Amazon! Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Darfur Women Network, Inc. every time you shop, at no cost to you! Just click here, Confirm Darfur Women […]

6,000 Safe Stoves for Darfur Refugee Mothers Update!

Hello! We are excited to share update on our 6,000 Safe Stoves for Darfur Refugee Mothers program! Darfur Women Network offers a variety of programs that focus on the empowerment of women and their families through educational and economic opportunities. It is their success that we celebrate and we invite you to join us in reaching […]

Food Security & Agriculture Program Update!

Food Security & Agriculture Program is one of the variety of programs that Darfur Women Network offers to refugees in Chad and those who have immigrated to the United States. It’s because of your continued support that so many families have felt the positive impact of our programs. GlobalGiving, individual contributions and The WMware Foundation […]