Neema means “a Blessing” or “a grace” in Swahili, a favour, although it is done to someone; we think that women are a blessing made to humanity.
We aspire to make a difference in the lives of thousands of women and families through our services and a part of our support focuses especially on BAME communities, so they can acquire the autonomy required to lead a productive and rewarding life and contribute to the development of their community. We know how important it is to keep a healthy mind to keep a healthy body. Studies have shown that minorities have more difficult access to mental health due to ethnic and cultural barriers such as religious beliefs, urban cultural legends, stereotypes and pre-judgment. From a global perspective, currently, women are considered the weak link in humanity and are often harassed or infantilised, while in reality, it is quite the opposite as women are the engine of this world. Without entering the feminism claimant, we want to support them, accompany them, and motivate them on the importance of their role so that they can fully take their place in this world and flourish.
Our History arises from the experiences of our founders. Our Director Board is made of women from different stages of the community who have experienced the same challenges and difficulties as the women we are aiming to support. The board represents a multidisciplinary team that has travelled a lot, speaks several languages, and has mastered several cultures. We have carried out numerous humanitarian actions for 10 years around the world Asia, Africa, Europe, meetings with exceptional women and incredible life stories and success stories.
One Step at a Time
At NEEMA WOMEN, our goal is to promote great opportunities for those in need. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.
Helping The Community
We are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issue. Support is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
Reinforcing our Commitment
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with this challenge. Advocacy is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"
We are Accessible
We are here for all women – whatever their story – and we can appreciate the most complex of challenges. We celebrate diversity in every context and are committed to helping women achieve their potential, no matter what their background or goals. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive organisation for all marginalised groups, recognising intersecting identities and addressing their needs.
We Attempt Excellence
We are a learning organisation and respond to emerging needs and the latest research about violence against women and children. We take pride in maintaining high standards throughout the organisation.
We are Creative
We continually evaluate and improve our own practices to respond to women’s needs. Whether we are tackling complex issues or more common universal ones, we employ innovation and imagination. If there is no obvious existing solution, we work and think creatively to find a new one.
We create an environment where women and children can achieve self-determination, exercise their human rights and flourish. We work within a feminist ethos and advocate for women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality.
We are Committed
We are committed to providing the best level of support, finding new ways to help and forging new partnerships to support women in achieving healthy, stable and abuse-free lifestyles. We connect with individuals, organisations and services in meaningful ways, to ensure we are providing the highest level of service and support. We adopt a multi-agency, holistic approach to the work that we do.
We are Compassionate
We provide compassionate support to people in need, no matter who they are or what situation they find themselves in. We are always here to listen and help without judgement
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Neema Women Community is committed to ensuring that all people in a vulnerable positions can access the support they need appropriately and fairly. Our services are inclusive - irrespective of age, gender, gender identity or orientation, disability, ethnicity, or religion, we can provide care and support.
Modern Slavery Statement
Neema Women Community is committed to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the abolition of modern slavery and human trafficking. As an equal opportunities employer, we're committed to creating and ensuring a non-discriminatory and respectful working environment for our staff. We want all our staff to feel confident that they can expose wrongdoing without any risk to themselves.
Current and Past Funders
We couldn’t do what we do without our amazing funders and partners