Empowering Pastoral Women to Fight Against Poverty

by Women and Pastoral Youth Development Organization (Wa-PYDO)
Empowering Pastoral Women to Fight Against Poverty

Summary

The overall objective of the project is to empower 10,000 women and youth both economically and socially by 2018 in Dollo Ado district of Somali Pastoral Regional State, Ethiopia , them to involve fully in development activities to meet the SDGs. The specific objectives of the project is to promote and diversify economic opportunities for poor and vulnerable women and youth, strengthening the capacity of women, children and girls/youth through improving their access to quality informal and form

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Challenge

Women makes over 51% of the total population of the woreda, however the social economic status of women is very bad in generally Somali regional state and in particularly the woreda. women have very low income , even though they labor more than other HH members and they are among the under privilege people because they work very long hours , must take care of children and maintained their role as child bears ,providers and heads of the HH.

Solution

The proposal that will enable those rural poor, who are predominately livestock rearing , to mitigate economical change impacts, increase their daily income through engaging different income generation activities systems which enable them to get survival and sustain their HH economic , while at the same time reducing their dependence on humanitarian aid . The proposed project will not only provide a method of increasing standards of living, but also engage to run small scale petty trading.

Long-Term Impact

The overall objective of the project is:- To empower 10,000 pastoral women and youth both economically and socially by 2019 in Dollo Ado district of Somali Pastoral Regional State, Ethiopia To Create, promote and diversify economic opportunities for 4500 poor and vulnerable women and youth; To Build the life skills and capacities of 3500 women and girls/youth and 1500 children through improving their access to quality informal/formal education; To Promote, support and improve the liveli

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Organization Information

Women and Pastoral Youth Development Organization (Wa-PYDO)

Location: Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
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Women and Pastoral Youth Development Organization (Wa-PYDO)
Mohamed Ali Abdi
Project Leader:
Mohamed Ali Abdi
Addis Ababa, Somali regional state Ethiopia

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