SISTERS

Individual Response

How can you #bethechange and make a difference for our sisters?

LOCAL

• Support single mums, new mums, mums with a child in hospital, or mums raising children with additional needs through providing meals, babysitting, housework, and general encouragement and support.

• Give to, or volunteer for, an organisation supporting vulnerable women or working to empower women in your local area e.g. women in prisoner or ex-offender support programs (Prison Network Ministries; Fitted For Work; Prison Fellowship UK; Yarls Woods Befrienders)

• Practice hospitality.

• Include an extra food item in your grocery drop for a local food bank supporting struggling families.

• Learn more about bystander programs to equip yourself and others to prevent, intervene and change community culture regarding domestic and family violence.

• Visit the elderly in nursing homes. E.g. Age UK

• Host a women’s small group.

• Run a SHINE course.

• Develop strong friendships - encourage the women around you - chat, write, call, text.

• PRAY for vulnerable women in your community and the specific challenges they face. Pray for awareness of opportunities to #bethechange and to empower women in your local community.

GLOBAL

• LEARN more about key issues for women around the world. (refer to our SISTERS page for current challenges that warrant our attention).

•ADVOCATE for the rights and empowerment of women.

• GIVE to projects that focus on vulnerable women, such as Watoto’s Keep A Girl In School initiative.

• Support Bible-based literacy programs for women through the Bible Society’s programs.
-The Bible Society Website
-Empower Program in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania Website

• These are the organisations that the Colour Sisterhood has partnered with previously, who you may wish to give to and pray for:
- Mothers Heart Website | Give
- Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia Website | Give
- World Vision Australia Website | Give
- Birthing Kit Foundation Australia Website | Give
- Shine, Hillsong CityCare Website
- The Bible Society Website

• Current 'SISTERS' project partners:
- A21 Sisterhood Project | Website | Give
- Watoto Sisterhood Project | Website | Give

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Reflect

Learn about challenges facing CHILDREN, SISTERS, NATIONS.

Children

Children

Sisters

Sisters

Nations

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RESPOND

Take Action and #bethechange

Responding as an

INDIVIDUAL

#iamsisterhood
There are so many opportunities to make a difference within your own sphere of influence. From fostering to fundraising, check out these ideas for you to #bethechange!

Responding as a

GROUP

There’s something powerful when you grab a bunch of girlfriends and put your heads, hearts and hands together for a cause. Here’s a list of examples for your mother’s group, book club, or bootcamp, to get inspired by.

Responding as a

SISTERHOOD

We can do more united together than we can alone. 

Collectively we can cover the world in prayer #SisterhoodFightClub and contribute to Sisterhood projects supporting children, sisters and nations throughout the world.

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