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.

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Africa

AJWS supports activists on the frontlines of social change in seven countries in Africa. From mobilizing opposition to anti-LGBT 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 five 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 seven 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, we rally the American Jewish community and other supporters of human rights to advocate for policies that will improve the lives of millions of people in the developing world. Through this work, AJWS offers a home for American Jews whose commitments to social justice anchor and animate their work for a better world.

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