SALINE COUNTY, Ark. – A local plot of land under development will soon be home to transitional housing for survivors of domestic violence.
The plan has been created by the nonprofit Women’s Own Worth (WOW).
That’s why the organization is being recognized as the December 2018 winner of the Rainwater, Holt & Sexton Difference Makers Award.
“Our goal is to help people after tragedy,” says Jajuan Archer with Women’s Own Worth.
WOW provides support to women in the worst situation.
“We help them with any domestic violence advocacy,” Archer explains.
Women’s Own Worth is helping empower victims. Archer is its founder.
“We help them bridge the gap with all the services available in our state,” she continues.
Archer says the plot of land in Saline County may seem like nothing now. But it has a purpose, as the project blueprints show.
“We are hoping we will get our first home built in 2019. It’s going to be over 700 square feet. It’s going to be a home that anyone would love to live in,” she adds.
For women getting out of domestic violence situations, looking for safe place.
“It’s going to help our community prosper to help these people,” says Archer.
For the work this nonprofit does, it’s being honored with a check for $1,000 from Rainwater, Holt & Sexton..with thanks for making a difference in our community.
The money will go directly into the project.
“We’ve raised $51,000 now it’s 52 thanks to Rainwater, Holt & Sexton,” Archer says.
Click here to learn more about Women’s Own Worth and how you can help.