update: June 2024

Okutunga mu Bikolwa

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Project Description

“Okutunga mu Bikolwa” (Tailoring in Action) program is an initiative aimed at empowering vulnerable girls, young mothers, and widows. The program aims to provide tailoring skills and small business management knowledge to help these women establish sustainable businesses.
The program aims to address the economic challenges faced by vulnerable women through skills training and business support. It focuses on equipping participants with tailoring skills, business management knowledge, and the necessary resources to start and sustain their own tailoring businesses. By fostering a supportive community, the program seeks to create a platform for women to learn, network, and collaborate.

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Program Impact The expected impact of the “Okutunga mu Bikolwa” program is:
  1. Increased income for vulnerable girls, young mothers, and widows. This increased income will enable them to afford basic needs such as food, housing, education, and healthcare for themselves and their families.
  2. Improved self-esteem and confidence for vulnerable girls, young mothers, and widows. This improved self- esteem and confidence will help them to overcome social stigma, discrimination, and other challenges that they face in their communities.
  3. Increased economic empowerment for vulnerable girls, young mothers, and widows. This increased economic empowerment will help them to become self-reliant, independent entrepreneurs who can contribute positively to their communities development.