Where We Work

From India to Haiti, Kenya to Cambodia, AJWS supports extraordinary leaders for social justice who are working to build a better world—locally, nationally and globally.

Africa

AJWS supports activists on the frontlines of social change in five countries in Africa. From mobilizing opposition to anti-LGBTQI+ legislation in Uganda to helping Kenyan communities defend their access to clean water, AJWS grantees work tirelessly to build just societies.

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Asia

AJWS works in seven countries in Asia to promote human rights and end poverty. From ending the practice of child marriage in India to protecting the rights of migrant workers on the border of Burma and Thailand, we support people who are on the frontlines of social change.

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Latin America & The Caribbean

AJWS works to promote human rights and end poverty in six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. From helping earthquake survivors in Haiti rebuild their lives to protecting the land of indigenous communities in Mexico, we support people who are on the frontlines of social change.

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United States

In the United States, AJWS advocates for U.S. policies that provide international aid to and support the human rights of communities we serve around the world — from pushing to strike down the discriminatory ‘Global Gag Rule’ that limits funding for women’s healthcare to advocating for legislation that ensures the safety and security of the persecuted Rohingya people of Burma.

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