A pioneer in the scientific field, Marie developed the theories behind radioactivity and discovered the elements Polonium and Radium. Small mobile x-rays used today are because of her efforts to bring potentially life saving science to battlefields.
After making such large scientific breakthroughs she was the first woman to be awarded a Nobel prize, first woman to win two Nobel prizes and the first person to win two prizes in two different sciences.
Kiva is an international non-profit organisation that gives out micro-loans to women around the world to help them with their small businesses. The money is a loan and not a donation. When the loan is paid back to us, we then add the money straight back to the loan pot again, so that more and more women can benefit from these micro-loans. We do not receive interest from these loans.
The Chrysalis Youth Empowerment Network (Uganda) aim to advance gender equality through girls’ education.
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