Creating long-term labor solutions for women in severe poverty

 

 

 


LONA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation based in San Francisco, California. We seek to empower impoverished women by creating lasting employment opportunities that promote self-sufficiency and independence.


 
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We believe that skills training and jobs are absolutely necessary to break the cycle of poverty that many women are trapped in.

 

 

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Investing in women is the single most effective solution to many of the world's problems, such as poverty and war. 

 


 

 

Here are a few simple statistics:

90%

Globally, women reinvest up to 90% of what they make back into their communities and families.

3%

According to The United Nations, economies in the developing world grow by three percent for every 10% increase in the number of women who receive secondary schooling.

25%

The potential increase in labor activity for many countries if barriers to employment were eliminated for women.