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The Road to Innovation Podcast, Episode 11: Overcoming Poverty in South Dallas

On this episode of The Road To Innovation our guest Aelicia Watson tells her incredible story of surviving poverty. Watson is the Founder and Executive Director of Redeemed Women- a non-profit organization helping women to live independent lives.

Our guest says her purpose in life is providing the right resources for those in unfortunate situations, hoping to break generational poverty. This encouraged her to publish the book Anointed, sharing her story through horrific struggles and finding hope in God's call on her life.

Redeemed Women serves the community in a multitude of ways: 

Closet of Hope: Stocked with household and personal items that help women meet their daily needs. Redeemed Women makes items for personal care, home care and hygiene available for the women of South Dallas.

Just for Us:  A weekly Bible study allowing women in the community to meet, share and learn from each other. Focusing on Biblical principles with real-life application to encourage and inspire neighborhood friends to approach life with purpose, faith and hope.

Transportation Assistance: Our van, lovingly named “Vanna White”, provides transportation for women without access to personal or public transportation, for grocery trips, medical visits and other daily needs.

Life Skills: One Saturday a month, women in South Dallas are invited to attend training on key life skills such as, Better Money Habits and Resume Writing.

To learn more, please visit:

To get a copy of the book Anointed visit: Church of the Incarnation Bookstore, $15 or- On the Redeemed Women website, click “Donate” to pay and Redeemed Women will mail the book for $20.

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