Historically and culturally, women have less access to resources, and most of the time they find themselves very dependent and vulnerable to poverty, abuse, and all kinds of inequalities.
Through Education and Training, DFI seeks to bridge this gap and change living conditions for women and girls. WEST Project provides specific training and basic capital for single mothers and underprivileged women and girls to enable them to start their own economic and income-generating activities.
Vocational training is provided according to the needs and requirements of the employment market, as to increase women’s likeliness to find a good job and be effective at the tasks entrusted.
WEST project has three (3) main objectives:
A series of modules on different topics are designed and developed, aiming at enabling women to officially enter the employment market and acquire necessary skills to better perform their tasks at work.
The following topics are taught:
On-site training is also provided where trainees are able to put their learning into practice and get feedback.
Project achievements & impact: