Help Women Work their Way Out of Poverty in Togo

by ACTION10
Play Video
Help Women Work their Way Out of Poverty in Togo
Help Women Work their Way Out of Poverty in Togo
Help Women Work their Way Out of Poverty in Togo
Help Women Work their Way Out of Poverty in Togo
Help Women Work their Way Out of Poverty in Togo
Help Women Work their Way Out of Poverty in Togo
Help Women Work their Way Out of Poverty in Togo
Jul 15, 2019

IMPACT - One hundred self-sustained small-scale bu

Action10 visited our programme partner and our programmes in the nine villages in rural Togo during May 2019. We usually visit once a year. We were as always well received, both by our Programme management partner S.E.VIE and our Target partners in the villages.

During the visit we discussed lessons learned and programme strengthening. For the villages we agreed to try money transfer with mobile money, ensure coaching meetings when challenges occur, rather than every week as we have done before, and to involve more coaches from the villages than before. We agreed on ways to strengthen the cooperatives and the efficiency. We have previously agreed to strengthen the team with a coach who visits every month and an auditor for the annual financial review.

We have evidence based impact that 100 women entrepreneurs are now self-sustained. They run their own businesses without our coaching. 200 women entrepreneurs run successful businesses benefiting from our coaching and 100 are on the waiting list to enter. We are also happy to notice that 150 children have concluded their primary education, which is a side-effect of our programme. These children had not entered school when our partner identified them as vulnerable and needing our assistance.

The programme is successful and we have seen a need to scale-up. It has been decided to copy the village programme to a semi-urban city. We will manage 200 entrepreneurs in the semi-urban city Tsévié, and we expect that 30-50 of them will become self-sustained per year. At the same time we will continue the programme in the villages.

We truly admire our Programme management partner S.E.VIE for their capability in the villages, how they are appreciated by the people and how they have a warm heart for everyone, especially the children. We would also like to take this opportunity to proudly thank for the attention and support by Rotary Club of Stockholm International for their attention and support.

On behalf of the 500 women benefiting from our programme and their families, we want to sincerely thank the Global Giving Friends for your attention and for your support. You shall rest assured that your contributions are well invested. Less than 3 % remains in Sweden, 7% remains with the Programme management partner in Togo and 90 % reaches the vulnerable in Togo. Further, we work with a sustainable aspect in mind and our programmes are copied and scaled up. The money invested is recollected and re-used, over and over again.

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

ACTION10

Location: Bromma - Sweden
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @Action10Org
Project Leader:
Cecilia Öman
Bromma, Sweden
$10,431 raised of $20,000 goal
 
114 donations
$9,569 to go
Donate Now
lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

ACTION10 has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.