The Female Development World Organization focuses on Education, Athletics, Health, and Social Development which provides access and pathways to higher education, organized sports and competitions, college-educated mentorship, environmental care and the exploration of the arts, politics, and STEM projects to facilitate the holistic development of young women across the USA and Caribbean.
The organization was founded in January 2013 and operates as a 501c3 nonprofit organization which has positively impacted victims and survivors of human trafficking and abuse around the world. The organization’s goal is to make a difference in the minds of both adults and youth, which have been affected by this global crisis. FDWO primary focus is on girl’s development but, boys are not exclude
Oliver Mair, Jamaica Consul General to Miami and the Southeastern Diaspora with Lavern Deer, FDWO Founder at the Human Trafficking Awareness Month Charity Gala, 2019
FDWO worked with Florida Legislatures to propose language for the Human Trafficking Education in Schools Bill, as a result a policy was adopted by the Department of Education making Florida the first state to teach Human Trafficking education in schools.
The bill encourages an Act of Congress relating to comprehensive health education in Miami-Dade public middle and high schools. The course will include information such as teen dating, violence and abuse related to unhealthy relationships, mental and emotional health, internet safety, the benefits of sexual abstinence, prevention and control of diseases, substance abuse, etc.
FDWO has partnered with the Jamaica Council General to Miami to increase awareness for the prevention of Human Trafficking within the South Eastern Region of the Jamaica Diaspora. .
Female Development World Organization’s accomplishes it’s mission by aggressively engaging their leaders, organizations, and government representatives to foster increased and consistent awareness of the systemic problems impeding such development and most specifically, in socio-economically
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL, The Female Development World Organization divides its programming into 4 categories Education, Athletics, Health, and Social Development, providing access and pathways to higher education, organized sports and competitions, college-educated mentorship, environmental care and the exploration of the arts, politics, and STEM
projects to facilitate the holistic development of young women across the USA and Caribbean.
As pioneer for youth development, FDWO (Formally Jamaica International Female Football Development Inc., JIFFD), created programs to manage, support and promote the Jamaican Reggae Girls soccer team through its
successful Reggae Girlz Awareness Campaign which raised raise support locally and international for women’s soccer. As a result, the Jamaica National Women Team made history as, the first Caribbean Nation to Qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. .
FDWO has Strategically implement and create “Pathway to Change” which is designed to help survivors to recondition their mind, body and soul through these various programs: Community Outreach, Health Services, Innovative Education Programs, Athletic Programs, International Foundation Relationship Program (IFRP), Helping to Make a Difference Partnership Program (HMDPP), International Holistic Development Program and a Mentorship Program.
The organization collaborates with local municipalities such as the city of Fort Lauderdale, Oakland Park, Margate, Miami Gardens, Tamarac, Liberty City and North Miami Beach through hosting town halls and symposiums for purposes in building anti-human trafficking awareness for both residences and city officials.
FDWO contributes to global climate change, starting in our own neighborhoods. Our FDWO Jamaica arm is working hard to ensure each community is free of blight which promotes public
safety and economic growth.
"Recycling is both significant to people as well as to the environment. It helps reduce the need for mining, quarrying and logging. These are all activities that harshly pollute the air and water of our planet. Recycling also saves energy and reduces greenhouse gases.
All of these things cumulate to help combat climate change, which helps preserve the planet for future generations." WorldAtlas .
Lavern Deer B.S., MBA,
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