In the eastern part of the DRC, ravaged by repeated wars, particularly Walungu and Kalehe territories, women have endured decades of misdeeds and live in increased marginalization and poverty, and have difficulties to meet their family's needs when they have become the first to be responsible for the context of their lives. Victims of a non-protective environment, young people and women become vulnerable to abuse, exploitation and other violations of their rights.
The people of South Kivu in general are struggling to recover from the effects of the war they suffered during the multiple armed conflicts. Conflict-related disruptions have led children, especially girls and boys, to remain without access to education and work.3,000Women need socio-economic empowerment and capacity building without which they cannot escape the precariousness in which armed conflict has plunged them.their problems will consolidate their relationships and consequently each group
ASSIT intends to contribute to reducing the vulnerability of the 300 women of the Walungu territory in Kaniola (Kaniola Groupment) of Kalehe territory (in groupment of Ihusi/Mbinga - Sud Haut Plateaux) by developing income-generating activities in agriculture, collective breeding, apprenticeships, literacy, but also by strengthening mutual solidarity and village savings and credit associations, for their empowerment.
The project will reduce the vulnerability of 300 women, by developing income-generating activities in agriculture, livestock breeding, apprenticeships, adult literacy, but also by strengthening mutual solidarity and Village Savings and Credit Associations to access resources and to participate in decision-making at levels of peace and security of their respective entities and families for their empowerment.