On Saturday September 12 Woodmore Women’s Institute participated in a local Bake & Yard sale as a fundraiser. The Woodmore WI had 3 tables of baking, crafts and yard sale items. They sold out of baking and any items remaining on the yard sale tables were then donated to MCC. ... See MoreSee Less
The Woodmore Women’s institute presented a cheque to Ruth Reimer (mother of Katie) as representative of Katie Cares. On September 9 Katie Cares was presented a cheque in the amount of $557.50, the funds are from the sale of Cash Calendars. Shirley Waldner and Karen Grier, both from the Woodmore Women’s Institute fundraising committee, presented the donation to Ruth Reimer. ... See MoreSee Less
We are very excited to annouce this week that ACWW Central Office has reopened! We have put in place social distancing procedures and increased cleaning routines, and we are following WHO guidelines on keeping our staff safe. Whilst we are not currently open to visitors, we are back at our desks!
Throughout lockdown our staff members worked from home, doing their best to ensure we kept ACWW moving forward, and dealing with enquiries from members globally. There has inevitably been a minor backlog, and we are working to clear this as quickly as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact Central Office if you have any questions, or need information.
Thank you for continued support, enthusiasm, and kind messages that have been received! ... See MoreSee Less
On Thursday August 27 Woodmore WI held an outing to the Mennonite Heritage Village in Steinbach. There were 11 in attendance, 9 Woodmore members, 1 Domain WI member and 1 individual member. The Mennonite Heritage Village organized a 2 hour tour in the morning then a delicious lunch at the Livery Barn Restaurant followed by 3 demonstrations. The demonstrations were milling wheat at their windmill, baking bread in the outdoor clay oven and laundry in a wooden wringer washer. The demonstrations were followed by a visit to their General Store. It was a great day, enjoyed by all in attendance. ... See MoreSee Less
La Salle now boasts one more scenic area to relax, thanks to a dedicated group of local Girl Guides who spent years beautifying a local park. On Tues., Aug. 11, about 30 people gathered to celebrate t...
Have you ever wondered what advocacy work ACWW has actually done, or struggled to explain our advocacy to others? We've created this for you. As Women Walk the World approaches, and we look toward raising funds for Pennies for Friendship, it is important that we all understand why advocacy is vital for ensuring the sustained impact of all other initiatives, including projects. The success of our projects is directly dependent on impactful, strategic advocacy, because it is through advocacy that we can change the context in which rural women live and work, ensuring long-term, lasting progress. Visit www.acww.org.uk/resources_publications.html to download the Advocacy Impact Report (and remember, if you share this post, copy and paste the text!) ... See MoreSee Less
In MWI there is a place for every woman. At a time when many organizations seem to develop around a specific interest, MWI remains true to its original mandate – to welcome all women regardless of their ethnic, religious, political or educational background.