Women Empowerment to Marginalized Communities

by EMPOWERED WOMAN COMMUNITY ORGANISATION
Women Empowerment to Marginalized Communities
Women Empowerment to Marginalized Communities
Women Empowerment to Marginalized Communities
Women Empowerment to Marginalized Communities
Women Empowerment to Marginalized Communities
Women Empowerment to Marginalized Communities

Summary

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,

$7
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
4
years

Challenge

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

Solution

1.Civic education. 2 Capacity building 3.Training.

Long-Term Impact

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.

Additional Documentation

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

Organization Information

EMPOWERED WOMAN COMMUNITY ORGANISATION

Location: NAIROBI - Kenya
EMPOWERED WOMAN COMMUNITY ORGANISATION
valentine pere
Project Leader:
valentine pere
NAIROBI, NAIROBI Kenya

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