Prospera members supporting feminist movements in Turkiye and Syria
#FundWomensFunds On February 6th, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred in Southern Turkiye near the northern border of Syria. The quake was followed by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake around 59 miles to the Southwest. Both earthquakes have left a trail of damage to lives, infrastructure and systems in Turkiye and Syria. The first quake was centered […]
Sabbatical reflections by Alexandra Garita I started my sabbatical reading “Rest is Resistance” by Tricia Hersey. This book gave me permission to truly tune out, let go, and replenish. I had not realized how tired I had become in twenty years of fighting for human rights, bodily autonomy, and gender justice without stopping. First as an […]
Prospera INWFs network response to the war in Ukraine
Art by: abigail cárdenas Download here Almost a year after the steep escalation of the war in Ukraine, Natalka Karbowska and Olesia Bondar from the Ukrainian Women’s Fund (UWF) traveled to Warsaw, in order to join the first in-person meeting since 2019 of Prospera’s European funds. As they left Kyiv Russian missiles and “suicide drones” […]
2022: A year to pause, connect and dream big!
2022: A year to pause, connect and dream big! We are a network nurturing transformation by resourcing movements. We are Prospera. 2022 was a unique year for Prospera. In a world that never stops, what does it mean to take a year to pause, reflect, think and -from there- move forward? That is what the […]
Prospera INWF’s XII Biennial: Funding Feminist Futures
December 3rd marked the inauguration of Prospera’s XII Biennial held in Oaxaca City, Mexico. This day was devoted to shaping feminist funding futures, an urgent need to respond to the current and future global crises that affect humanity and our planet, and the overall funding landscape for women’s, girls’, non-binary, trans, and intersex communities for […]
Prospera INWF’s XII Biennial: Weaving a Feminist Funding Movement
[Eng] What does it mean to pause in a system that is constantly pushing society to do more because time is money? In a system that forces humans to never stop – never stop producing, never stop working, never stop doing. What does it mean to take a year to stop, reflect, think and from […]
War is never the answer!
[Eng/Esp/Fr/Ptg] While COVID-19 continues to highlight vaccine inequalities across the world, particularly in Africa, the humanitarian situations in Ukraine and Afghanistan have worsened. Prospera members have continued convening to collectively strategize on how best to support women, girls, trans people, and other vulnerable groups with fast-moving, politically-stirred dynamics, and shifts. The network’s calls to action […]
RESPONDING TO FEMINIST MOVEMENTS DURING COVID-19
Key learnings, reflections, and recommendations from the Asia and Pacific chapter of the Prospera International Network of Women’s Funds Authors: Leaine Robinson and Iris Low with contributions from members of the Asia and Pacific Chapter Illustration and design: Kruthika NS (@theworkplacedoodler) ABOUT THIS REPORT This report documents the learnings and experiences of eight women’s funds […]
SUPPORT FEMINIST MOVEMENTS IN UKRAINE, POLAND, and BULGARIA NOW!
#StopTheWar #FundWomensFunds The war in Ukraine is intensifying at an alarming rate, with the Russian invasion leading to massive violations of human rights and international humanitarian law, massive migration, death, violence, and destruction. Prospera International Network of Women Funds, the global network of feminist funds, is gravely concerned about the current situation that is endangering […]
Weaving the network: Walking towards Noor, our Strategy Framing Process
As we continue to navigate agitated waters, next year will bring about deep transformation and reflection for Prospera INWF. In 2022, the network will come together to collectively build Noor, our Participatory Strategic Framing Process for the next decade. We look forward to engaging with all the members next year as we strengthen our network […]