Who we are

The Web Manuals Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that was founded in 2017 .  The Foundation is financed by 3% of the dividends of Web Manuals International and falls within the social impact program 1-2-3 Forward, which involves all Web Manuals employees. 

Our Goal

The aim of the Web Manuals Foundation is to create conditions for education and entrepreneurship for young women, especially in developing countries. By initiating and financing education and support for entrepreneurship, as well as other locally established initiatives, the Foundation strives for positive social development with promotion of democracy and eradication of poverty.   


Martin Lidgard


Andrée-Anne Tardif

Deputy Chair Woman & Secretary

Simay Cakmak

Director of Partnerships

Victoria Cassola

Treasurer & Research Director

Catalina Ordonez

Director of Communications

Our Evolution

  • 2017 - Birth

    Stiftelsen Web Manuals Foundation was established in March in Malmö, Sweden.

  • Partnership with the Hunger Project

    The Foundation entered into a three-year partnership with The Hunger Project, with an exclusive focus on its development program for empowering women in the epicenter Mem-Chemfre in east Ghana.

  • Partner visit to Ghana

    One of the board members Julia Larsson went with the Hunger Project on a partner visit to the established epicenters in Ghana, including Mem-Chemfre.

  • 2018 - Expansion of Board members

    The Board of Directors welcomed two new board members, Elisa Giannozzi and Angel Nikolov.

  • 2019 - The Foundation Family grows bigger

    The Board of Directors expanded with the new board members Zanticole Daghouz and Maria Eneqvist.

  • 2020 - Good start to the new year!

    The Foundation received a grant of 50,000 SEK. This will allow the foundation to complete and launch its development of an entrepreneurship education program and opens up for new partnership opportunities. 

  • Epicenter Mem-Chemfre reaches self-reliance

    The epicenter over the past ten years has seen an extraordinary increase (89%) in children attending school, access to healthcare and a remarkable portion (85%) of the households in the community rising above the poverty line.

  • Partnership with the Trailblazers Mentoring Foundation

    In 2020, the Web Manuals Foundation enters a partnership with TMF, a Ugandan not-for-profit organization, with the aim to contribute to access and participation of children in school, education on women's rights and to supporting women in gaining entrepreneurship skills towards their financial independence. 

  • The Board gains one new member

    The Web Manuals Foundation welcomes Ashley Johnson as a new member of the board.

  • New members to the Board 2023

    During 2023, the Board welcomed:

    - Simay Cakmak as Director of Partnerships

    - Victoria Cassola as Treasurer & Research Director

    - Catalina Ordonez as Director of Communications