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FAWCO (Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas) is a UN-accredited NGO (non-governmental organization) and umbrella organization for many women’s clubs worldwide. It offers support to club leadership, scholarships for members and their family, support for charities around the world and organizes local and international interesting events for members. All members of participating groups are considered members of FAWCO including all members of MIWC. Find out more from the FAWCO page. Free Registration is required for some pages.

Your FAWCO Team works together to coordinate with the FAWCO and FAWCO Foundation. We are: Sue England, Cecily Garver, Miriam Hunfeld, Anitra Kitts, Hope Moore, and Roberta Zoellner. 

You can contact us at FAWCO@miwc.club.



In 1967, FAWCO established a foundation to carry on its long tradition of donating to relief organizations, as well as providing educational support to members and their families.

The Foundation’s sole purpose is to put into action FAWCO’s stated interest in the global community by specifically aiding charitable, scientific and educational programs and supporting the rights of women and children throughout the world. For over 40 years, The Foundation has stayed true to this purpose.

FAUSA Welcomes FAWCO Club members returning to the United States and Canada

FAUSA is the social and philanthropic network for former FAWCO
club members and others returning to the United States and Canada. FAUSA members share in-person and zoom events who know what you've enjoyed in your travels because they enjoyed those travels too. For more information,
come explore the FAUSA website here.  




FAWCO Updates

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Deadline Coming for Target Project Nominations


Do you know of a project that would be a good candidate to be the next Target Project? Are you involved with an organization that is working to improve the lives of women and girls, men and boys in an environment-related area? An information packet has been compiled for you to share with the organization you wish to nominate, so that they can better understand what our organizations and the Target Program are all about. It includes an introduction to FAWCO, The FAWCO Foundation and the Target Program. 

MIWC member Jane Romain nominated the last 3 year Target project S.A.F.E. (Safe Alternatives for Female Genital Mutilation Elimination).  

You can nominate the next project too.
For more information, please click here


The Impact of War on Our Natural Environment

"Armed conflict is bad for people, but most of us don’t think about the fact that it also has very bad and lasting effects on our natural environment," writer Meenakshi VRai starts out  in her recent Environmental Article on the FAWCO website.


Read more about the impacts over the centuries and what we can do about them at the FAWCO website. 

FAWCO Refugee Network

The FAWCO Refugee Network (FRN) weaves the threads of our amazing FAWCO sisterhood of global citizens to inspire each other, share resources and to directly collaborate across club borders in support of the new neighbors in our communities who have arrived from distant and often dangerous places to begin new lives. 

To learn more about the Network,  
please click here.

Spotlight on Education FAWCO Global Issues Team

The FAWCO Education Team "aspire to shine a spotlight on issues concerning education around the world and feature the efforts of FAWCO clubs in their local communities in order to bring awareness of these issues to FAWCO members." 


Learn more about their work and how you too can get involved at the FAWCO Global Issues: Education webpage. 



MING
(Munich International Networking Group)

Did you know that MIWC is a member of MING? This is a Munich umbrella platform that provides an organizational interface, supports the sharing of ideas, facilitates making new friends, and stimulates learning. It is an information board for networking groups active in the Munich international community. Our membership is free! 

As members, everyone in our MIWC club and our guests are invited to several fun Bavarian events over the next few months. 

Click here to see MING News


Open Door

As the name implies, it is an "Open Door" to other clubs worldwide. Fancy a trip to Bratislava, or maybe Gothenburg? Tagging along with hubby on his business trip to Madrid? Would you like to join up with English speaking women for a chat or activity?

Just visit the website: www.opendoorworldwide.com  

There you will find all the information you need, and as to what clubs are available, also time and days of meetings, and contact information. 

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