Women for Women Int’l

Zainab Salbi is the founder of the Washington-based group Women for Women International. The organization works to help women recover from the ravages of war and become active citizens by offering direct aid, job training, micro-credit loans, rights awareness and leadership education.

Salbi’s group organizes “women’s circles,” which connect 20 local women in support networks, and recruits sponsors–“sisters”–around the world who correspond with the war-affected women regularly by letter.

Zainab is featured in the May 12 issue of TIME Magazine in an article written by Caroline Kennedy.

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