Empowered woman community organization is a locally based organization registered within Kenya with the sole aim of lifting the economic status of women through training, workshops and mentorship programmes that will assist in skills transfer and capacity building.Women's economic empowerment, that is, their capacity to bring about economic change for themselves,
the majority of Maasai women in Kenya are destined to live a life of poverty and cultural oppression, less than 20 percent of Maasai women in Kenya enrolled in school. Today, even with free primary school education in Kenya since January 2003, only 48 percent of Maasai girls enroll in school, and only 10 percent of girls make it to secondary school. Typically, Maasai girls are circumcised between the ages of 11 to 13 and soon afterwards married to a man chosen by her
1.Civic education. 2 Capacity building 3.Training.
Increased awareness of individual rights as enshrined in the constitution. Knowledge of best practices to enable increased productivity. Self awareness and the innate abilities within. A shift in the attitudes and amount in behavior change on community women. Increased skills and economic productivity. Active participation in leadership and governance issues.
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).