The Pangea Network is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the social and economic empowerment of women living in extreme poverty. Such efforts have been ongoing in Africa, the Middle East and now in the U.S. This is achieved through Pangea's grassroots approach to provide education, training and resources for both personal development and financial growth to women who are committed to changing their lives.
Pangea: n. (from Greek) All lands.
Pangea is the name of the supercontinent that existed over 200 million years ago. This symbol of unity reminds us that we are more alike than different.
Kenya: March 2012
Every year, The Pangea Network celebrates International Women's Day in Kenya by providing a day of training and celebration in one of the communities we work in.Read more
The Jordan Valley
This past March, the women's groups in Zbeidat and Fasayal villages in the Jordan Valley celebrated all that has been accomplished over eight months of training provided by Pangea and our local partner START.Read more
Nancy lives and works in Kibera, where she participates in our Kibera Cooperative. Kibera is the largest slum in Sub-Saharan Africa, where roughly one million people live on less than one square mile of land, an area without running water, sanitation, or roads.Read her story
Sa'da lives in the West Bank, in the village of Qusra, where she participates in our Livestock for Livelihoods cooperative. The participants of this program attend training sessions that bring them out of their traditional home-based roles, encouraging them to become breadwinners.Read her story
Catherine Omondi is the leader of the Huruma Women’s Group. She has run a successful business as a tailor and dressmaker for years. She is a mother, a church leader and an inspiration to the women in her group.Read her story
Agnes lost her husband last year to an AIDS-related illness. Shortly after that, Agnes fell ill. The women in her cooperative group grew increasingly concerned. As she grew sicker, her children had no one to care for them.Read her story