The African Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA)
The African Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA) is a charity working with disadvantaged and marginalised African women and children in the UK. Since 1985, the organisation has provided vital frontline support to women under trauma related to bereavement, homelessness, mental ill health in the family, separation, domestic violence and immigration matters.
AWWA’s work mostly focuses on the following areas:
§ Violence against women and children
§ Poverty alleviation
§ Human rights
§ Women and children and the Millennium Development Goals
§ Women’s personal development
Our work is driven from our base with a focus on the UK, Africa and beyond.