Empowerment Tag

$20,000 of $20,000 raised

2015-02-20 ~ 2016-02-20
Agency: Caritas Nairobi
$20,000

This project focuses on urban refugees who are living in the city without the same protection as people living in a refugee camp. The project will promote education and skills training for refugees, integration through language training, legal awareness, and setting up micro-enterprises through vocational skill training. The education and skills training will focus on many different areas including planning and organization of micro projects, micro credit and financial management and gender equity. The refugees will be provided with information on their legal rights and assisted with permanent residence applications.

$25,000 of $25,000 raised

2011-07-01 ~ 2012-06-30
Agency: Mercy Corps
$25,000

This project will provide support for 56 young returnees, both male and female, to implement and manage their own micro-business in Twic County, South Sudan. The project will empower returnees to create a sustainable source of income for their families and improve the social and economic development of their local community, reaching a further 336 people indirectly.

$25,000 of $25,000 raised

2010-02-28 ~ 2011-02-20
Agency: Concern Universal
$25,000

Training in empowerment and individual rights will be provided to the displaced persons within the communities of Álamos and Dos de Juni, Colombia. These activities are designed to make them aware of their fundamental rights to health, education, water, sanitation, and income generation. With this training, individuals will be equipped with the ability and knowledge to claim these rights through the correct legal mechanisms.