To create suitable conditions for Egyptian women especially female heads of households on two levels: personal and societal. On a societal level we seek to change the culture of the community, change laws and policies and change women's image in society and on a personal level we seek to empower women by giving them life skills in various areas through our programs and activities.
To give women, especially female heads of households, their legal, economic, social, political and cultural rights in order to become full citizens and decision-makers within the family. We also seek to make women equal in rights and duties and to give her the same opportunities offered to men so she can make her own choices.
ADEW was the first Egyptian nongovernmental organization to identify female heads of households as a target group.
ADEW was the first organization that established a micro credit program using a group lending methodology.
ADEW was the first organization to address the problem of lack official documentation such as iidentification cards, birth certificates, marriage certificates, or pension papers, and ADEW was the first to work on solving this problem.
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