Women's Centers International – Advancing the Power of Women

 WCI develops safe resource centers that serve women under siege by poverty or war.   

A Center responds to women’s needs with training and support in five core areas:

housing, education, livelihoods, health awareness, and protection from violence. 

A Center fosters women’s healing and growth, enabling them to become vital agents of sustainable peace and prosperity in their communities. 


AMAZING PLACE Benefit Preview

October 24, 2019

 A special sneak preview of AMAZING PLACE, a documentary set in the compelling world of Baraka Women's Center

Nairobi Kenya 

Thursday October 24, 2019   6 - 9pm 

WCI offices, 1651 Adeline St, Oakland 94607


Podcast Interview 

Susan Burgess Lent, Executive Director of WCI and Author of Trouble Ahead: Dangerous                                                                                  Missions with Desperate People

                                  Here and There with Dave Marash

Success Stories from Baraka Women's Center

Meeting with Mama Sarah Obama at her home

From left:  Peter Ndier, Founder of SOWO; Teresia Mwangi, Baraka Center Manager; Susan Burgess-Lent, Executive Director WCI; Mama Sarah Obama, Grandmother of Baraka Obama; and Paster Cyrus Njora, trainer at BWC


Read more Stories from Baraka Women's Center members HERE.