Mama Cash, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Mama Cash, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Street address: Eerste Helmersstraat 17-III

1054 CX

City: Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands
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Location coordinates: 52° 21' 51" N, 4° 52' 38" E
Contact number: (+31)20 5158 700
Contact email:
Target: Girls and Women
Organization type: Foundation
Sectors: Child Marriage, Commercial Sexual Exploitation, Economic Empowerment, Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Female Genital Mutilation, Female Feticide, Gender Discrimination, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Labor Rights, Land Rights, Legal Rights, Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights, Trafficking, Violence Against Women
Year founded/registered: 1983


Mama Cash is the oldest international women's fund - established in the Netherlands in 1983. The fund supports pioneering and innovative women's initiatives around the world.



Every woman and girl has the power and resources to participate fully and equally in creating a peaceful, just, and sustainable world.


  • Courageous women and girls' human rights organisations worldwide need funding and supportive networks in order to grow and transform their communities.
  • Mama Cash mobilises resources from individuals and institutions and makes grants to women and girls' human rights organisations and initiatives.
  • Mama Cash helps grantees to build the partnerships and networks needed to successfully defend and advance women and girls' human rights globally.
  • Mama Cash helps to realize the dreams of women and men who want to provide financial resources to strengthen women and girls' human rights movements.


Mama Cash funds and supports women and girls' human rights groups that push beyond the status quo to transform unjust systems and relations and bring about fundamental change for themselves and their communities.

Mama Cash funds and supports local and regional women's funds so that they can build the capacities of emerging, grassroots, and established womens and girls' human rights organisations in their countries.

The fund promotes women and girls' organisations working together to lead, learn, and build their movements for social justice and human rights.

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