ABOUT US

Amani Women Center (AWC) provides culturally tailored programs and services that empower and contribute to the economic security, spiritual, mental, and physical well-being of refugees and immigrant women.  

PROGRAMS

• The Amani Sewing Academy-ASA (workforce development and job placement). A holistic approach that includes life skills training, women empowerment, survivors & victims services, financial literacy, civic engagement, & our unique ESL buddy project.

• The Healthy Families Program-HFP (health equity, FGM/C resources, mental health, counseling, domestic violence prevention, sexual assault advocacy, human and social services, emergency assistance & general community support services.   

• The Amani Community Ambassadors Leadership Program-ACALP (translation & interpretation, research, community health education, immigration services, community outreach, advocacy, mobilization, navigation, promotion, and canvassing).

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* AWC’s Healthy Families Program (HFP) includes various supportive services and emergency assistance for refugees, survivors, program participants and families in crisis. Translation and interpretation assistance in Amharic, Dari, Pashto, Kiswahili, Arabic, French, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Somali and Tigrinya includes screening and helping the community with public benefits such as          LIHEAP, SNAP, CAPS, WIC, TANF, MEDICAID, Rental Assistance, Georgia Pathways, Immigration resources, referrals and much much more.

AWC's Workforce Development & Small Scale Manufacturing is experiencing remarkable growth...

Amani Women Center's workforce development and small-scale manufacturing arm Clarkston Ga, is experiencing remarkable growth as socially responsible companies seek to partner with the organization for its exceptional production of upcycle and ethically produced goods.        

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ASA Graduate Class of 2023  - "Resilient Women of Excellence"

 

AWC'S FGM/C INITIATIVE 

Necklace made by Refugee Women @ Amani Women Center.

The delicate trade bead necklace is the newest addition to the SOS Initiative product line.AWC's Save Our Sisters Initiative seeks to secure critical medical care for refugee women suffering from serious health problems cause by Female Genital Cutting (FGC)

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Here's How You Can Help

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Johari Africa is a social enterprise under the economic empowerment program at Amani Women Center, Inc. Johari Africa is Swahili for Jewels of Africa.

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