Creating a world where every woman is empowered to transform her own life. 


LONA invests in women's ability to provide for themselves by connecting them to education, resources and job opportunities.


Integrity & Transparency

We promote integrity and transparency in the women and the initiatives we support.


Empowerment over Charity

We value empowerment over charity because we believe that women only need the applicable tools and opportunities to succeed.

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Long-term, Sustainable Solutions

We invest in long-term, self-sustainable solutions that promote economic freedom for women.


"When we invest in women and girls, we are investing in the people who invest in everyone else."

- Melinda Gates



LONA is a 501(C)(3) Non-Profit Corporation based in San Francisco, California

We believe that education, vocational training and jobs are absolutely necessary to break the cycle of poverty that many women find themselves in.