Najah’s Story: Serving the Basic Needs of Marginalized Women and Children, and Empowering Them

Najah Bazzy is a Transcultural Clinical Nurse Specialist and founder of Zaman International. Najah is an incredible woman with an inspiring life story and vision – and we’re so excited to share her story and her work with Zaman International with you.

Zaman International serves the basic needs and empowers marginalized women and children through relief and development programs. Zaman collects and distributes food, clothing, and housewares to women and children in need, they provide job skills training and literacy instruction, and they have partnered with hundreds of organizations on a range of initiatives and funded overseas relief projects bringing safe water and humanitarian relief to hundreds of thousands of people. 

In 2018, Zaman International distributed 170,400 pounds of food, collected 886,950 pounds of clothing, provided over 7,750 hours of job skills and literacy instruction to more than 90 women, and gave 268 winter coats and 895 school supply-filled backpacks to local children. Meanwhile, it partnered with 444 community partners on a range of initiatives and funded overseas relief projects bringing safe water and humanitarian relief to more than 431,900 people. 

Zaman International does so many incredible things – and the story of their founding and their work is so inspiring and powerful. We’re so excited to have Najah on the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her story, how Zaman International came to be, and to talk about their work and mission. 

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Najah and Zaman International are also a Top 10 Finalist for the 2019 CNN Heroes. Najah is an incredible woman with an inspiring life story and vision – and we’re so excited to share her story and Zaman International with you.  The winner of this competition receives $100,000 and this will be awarded on December 8th, 2019. We know that Najah and Zaman International could really use this funding and we know they would put it to good use. Please VOTE for Najah and Zaman International today! VOTE HERE

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