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Widow Empowerment

We empower widows by giving them the tools to change their lives. Our sewing machine program provides widows with training to make garments and at the end of the training they are each given a sewing machine to keep. It costs £50 to train one widow and any donation is welcome.

Empower a Widow
Message from Ban Ki-moon On International Widows Day

Partner with us

Over the years, we have partnered with different global organizations to help people from different parts of the world. We have partnered with Oxfam (UK) in Rwanda to start agricultural projects to empower 300 genocide widows, with Prince’s Youth Business International to empower young widows in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Syria, Kenya, and Uganda, with Virgin Unite to provide aid to HIV orphans in South Africa, and with Lions Clubs International Foundation’s to benefit 2,000 widows for a sewing machines and training in tailoring project in India.

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Send a Donation by Post

If you wish to send a donation by post please send it to the following address:

  • Safdar Shah
  • The Loomba Foundation
  • Loomba House
  • 622 Western Avenue
  • London W3 0TF
  • United Kingdom

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All donations made to The Loomba Foundation go directly to widows and their families. The Loomba Family covers administration and marketing costs in its individual capacity.

“There can be no peace without development, no development without peace, and no lasting peace or sustainable development without respect for human rights and the rule of law.” – UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasso