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Education and training centre for women entrepreneurs in Ivory Coast

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Education and training centre for women entrepreneurs in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast 128 Contributors Launched June 06, 2016 Funding ends:04-09-2016
Project Funded

THE CHALLENGE

Over 75% of women in Ivory Coast live in poverty, struggling to meet their basic daily needs. Ivorian women face multiple social and economic barriers that make it hard for them to break the cycle of poverty. Women earn 59% less than their male counterparts and, for the most part, are engaged in extremely low-paid work, often agricultural, to ensure that their families have enough food to eat.

 

50% of Ivorian women have never been to school and this inevitably holds them back, preventing them from obtaining safe, decent employment. Yet women have huge entrepreneurial potential to generate income, to create social value and jobs: 60% of Ivory Coast entrepreneurs are women, one of the highest rate in the world.

 

Women need opportunities, for education and training, to unleash their entrepreneurial potential, to create employment, generate revenues, and break the cycle of poverty.  

The SOLUTIONS WE'RE PROPOSING

W4 Field partner Empow’Her works to provide women from poor communities in Ivory Coast with the education and training they need to set up income-generating activities. Through a combination of training, capacity-building and coaching (to help the women develop their confidence, their decision-making, and leadership capacities), Empow’Her helps vulnerable women acquire the knowledge and skills to set up livelihoods, earn revenues, and lift themselves and their families out of poverty. The program also helps women to amplify their voices and enhance their decision-making power in their local communities.

 

Empow’Her aims to launch a “hub” in Ivory Coast: a center dedicated to women’s education and training, where women can mobilize resources, access a support network, and benefit from the services necessary to set up sustainable, entrepreneurial livelihoods. The hub will help women from poor communities, including women who have had very limited formal education.   

THE IMPACT OF GIVING

Your support will offer numerous women the opportunity of education and training and the chance to build better lives as they create their own economic solutions to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. 

 

Join us as we work to achieve the following goals: 

 

-       Enable vulnerable women, from the poorest communities, to develop their entrepreneurial potential;

-       Enable the women to generate sustainable income, from a rewarding enterprise, to provide for themselves and their families;

-       Improve the status of women in their local communities as women become economically active and empowered and amplify their voices;

-       Help women to emerge as role models for other women, and for girls, in the local community, promoting greater gender equality and highlighting the potential of women and girls. 

WHY FUND US?

It’s time to invest in women’s potential!

 

LEADAFRICAINES decided to partner with Empow’Her to help women transition from the daily struggle of life in poverty and unstable, low-paid work in the informal sector, to unleashing their potential and setting up their own income-generating activities as successful entrepreneurs”.

 
Georgette Soukou, President of the organization LEADAFRICAINES

Contributors

Jean-Luc
France

Laure
France

Philippe
France

Marie
France

Patricia
France

Nathalie
France

Sylvie
France

David
France

Pascal
France

Jérémie
France

Sophie
France

Antoine
France

ALAIN
France

françoise
France

Jean-Claude
France

Vivien
France

Anonymous
France

Anonymous
France

Encore bravo les filles pour votre motivation et vos beaux projets !

Nadia
France

Cedric
United Kingdom

guillemette
France

`trés beau projet que je suis heureuse de soutenir!

Anonymous
France

Jean-Pierre
France

Tous nos voeux de réussite vous accompagnent !!

Fanny
France

Carelle
United Kingdom

Anne-Sophie
France

Bouchez
France

Morgane
France

Martine
France

Marion
France

Morgane
France

Stéphane
France

Hugo
France

Allez Soaz !! Go go go !! :)

estelle
France

Mathilde
France

Aurelie
France

Marika
Brazil

Domitille
France

Nicolas
France

Claudine
France

jerome
France

Camille
West Bank

Pauline
France

Nelly
France

clara
France

Anonymous
France

Anonymous
France

Anonymous
France

Marie
France

Anonymous
Ivory Coast

Olivier
France

Un immense bravo pour ce magnifique projet !! Et merci à vous de rendre ce monde meilleur

Louise
France

Julia
France

Michèle et Pierre
France

bravo !

Solène
Ivory Coast

Cassandre
France

Audrey
United Kingdom

Amelie
France

Chloé
France

Dominique
France

Continuez

cecile
West Bank

Bon courage pour votre beau projet!

Anonymous
France

Anonymous
France

Ava
United States

Un projet qui rend le monde un peu meilleur :) Bravo à vous. Ava

Caroline
France

Emily
United States

Brigitte
HongKong

Daniel
France

Bravo à vous mesdames BELLE AVENTURE HUMAINE!

Daniel
France

Bravo à vous mesdames BELLE AVENTURE HUMAINE!

Olivier
France

Marie-Elisabeth
France

Guilène
France

AVEC MES ENCOURAGEMENTS ET MON ADMIRATION

Françoise
France

Anonymous
France

Les femmes sont les ambassadrices de la paix dans le monde et de la grâce, entreprendre en Afrique est plus que jamais essentiel en Afrique

doris
Vietnam

Julie
Australia

Romain
France

Anonymous
West Bank

Camille
France

Sarah
France

Helena
Belgium

Olivier
France

Anonymous
Switzerland

Sixtine
France

Bryan
France

Claude
France

Celine
France

Super projet ! je vous souhaite une belle campagne de crowdfunding :)

ela
France

veronique
France

Sophie
France

Hayley
United States

Olivia
France

Beau projet !

Xavier
France

Superbe action, bon courage

Micheline
France

Anonymous
France

Widney
France

Julia
France

Laure
France

Jeanne
France

David
France

Anonymous
France

julie
France

Arnaud
France

Super projet! Je suis de tout cœur avec vous!

Trong-Kha
France

Très beau projet pour faire bouger les lignes car si le mur ne se fend pas, aucune fourmie ne peut accéder à son intérieur (proverbe Ivoirien). Go Girls!

Anonymous
West Bank

Anonymous
France

Bravo les filles

Isabelle
France

Thierry
France

tous mes encouragements !!!

Camille
France

Audrey
Ivory Coast

Emmanuel
France

Anonymous
France

Ismail
France

Juliette
United Kingdom

Anonymous
France

Bravo pour ce projet en faveur des femmes qui sont trop souvent victimes de leur condition de Femme

Antoine
Singapore

frederic
France

frederic
France

Vincent
France

NICOLAS
France

Raphaëlle
France

Mathieu
France

Soazig
France

Anonymous
Tunisia

Anonymous
France

Lucien
France

Valentin
France

Jeanne
France

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