Volunteerism Through Key Initiatives
o Financial Literacy Education
Partners: NYC Dept. of Youth and Community Development, New York Public Library, NYC Summer Youth Employment Program and several nonprofits.
In 2013, more than 120 HWW volunteers and 1,500 students will be involved in more than 40 programs.
Global: Risk and Transformation Consulting
. HWW volunteers have traveled into the field to complete pro bono assignments on behalf of MFIs in Colombia, Ghana, Philippines and Liberia and have worked with MFIs in Guatemala and Haiti. Next stop: Kenya 2014.
Micro-lending review and Entrepreneurship Support
On October 3, 2013, HWW will expanded its visibility as a thought leader in values based investing with our 2013 Symposium: Investing for Impact in NYC.
o Programs for low-income children
Back-to-School Backpack Drive
In 2013, HWW supporters and volunteers made it possible to provide 10,000 children in need with new fully supplied backpacks to start the school year
Training and mentoring: work force readiness and college-bound skills
HWW relies on funding from foundations, corporate partners and indivudals to support our work.
Support High Water Women Programs