Foundation for the Support of Women’s Work
|Mission of Organization|
FSWW is a non-profit organization established in 1986. Its mission is to support grassroots women's leadership in improving the quality of their lives and their communities. It works as a resource partner with grassroots women groups.
|Impact of the Organization|
FSWW aims to build social, economic and community assets for and by grassroots women, and support their leadership throughout Turkey in improving the quality of their lives and of their community. The FSWW is now as a resource/partner organization, supporting the creation of new grassroots women's initiatives in most deprived parts of Turkey, besides the women groups in Istanbul and in the Marmara earthquake region and in southeastern Turkey. It works in partnership with the public, private and non-profit sectors. It also documents its experiences and prepares manuals, handbooks, and visual materials to be used for grassroots women groups, leaders for dissemination of its approach and programs.