The nonprofit Initiative Wise Greece supports the small food producers and their family-owned businesses, by promoting their products in Greece and abroad and turns the sales profit into food supplies for people in need. Wise Greece collaborates with 100 small producers with more than 2.500 products, exports in 8 countries and has distributed more than 90 tons of essential food supplies to people living under the poverty line. Additionally, Wise Greece implements a series of educational programs that offer upskilling opportunities to hundreds of people who belong to vulnerable groups, while more than 500.000 people have already benefited from Wise Greece’s general social activity.
Women support Women
The goal of Wise Greece is to provide equal opportunities to women, so that they can showcase their unique talents. The female presence at Wise Greece is visible as numbers speak for themselves. 75% of the employees and 60% of the producers of Wise Greece are women. At the same time, 69% of the participants in the training programs are women, as well as 82% of the volunteers who support the overall activities of the organization.
Sustainable Development Goals
Wise Greece works constantly so as to contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and especially Goal No 2 Zero Hunger, Goal No 4 Quality Education, Goal No 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth and Goal No 12 Sustainable Production and Consumption. This is why, Wise Greece was one of the seven women-led initiatives in the world that received the “SDGs and Her” Award by the United Nations and the World Bank, for its work in the implementation of the Sustainability Agenda.