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Empowered Women and Youth, Resilient Communities – Gaza


Titre : Empowered Women and Youth, Resilient Communities – Gaza

Pays : Palestine

Partenaire (s) : CARE Österreich, Verein für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und humanitäre Hilfe

Période d’exécution : Project start : 01.11.2020 // End : 31.10.2023

Women and youth in Gaza supported by the project are economically and socially empowered to develop their agency and enter the job market as skilled workers or to successfully establish, or grow sustainable businesses in traditional and non-traditional sectors

Groupe cible/ Beneficiaires  : The project intends to directly reach 1,760 persons in Gaza - 41% women, 18% female youth, 24% men, 17% male youth, and 75 Community-based organizations (CBO) staff

• Identify and select three cooperatives under the umbrella of Cooperative Society for Saving and Lending (CSSL) and develop business support plans with the three cooperatives • Support the coops to implement their business plans, including provision of inputs, equipment as identified in the plans, in addition to tailored business/technical support and provide coaching and mentoring services. • Deliver agency building sessions for 100 women, cooperative members. • The development of Technical Training Center (TTC) will provide technical and financial training, market-oriented employability capabilities and start-up/business development packages with a focus on women and youth • Survivors and/or at risk of gender-based violence (GBV) will participate in business development activities by Small Enterprise Center Association and will receive business packages to start, expand or sustain their businesses • To foster a safer more protective environment family members of women and female youth and community leaders and decision-makers will be engaged in community awareness sessions on prevention on all forms of GBV • Community-based organizations (CBO) staff members will receive GBV training • Establish Women’s Leadership Committees • Development and Implementation of advocacy frameworks/strategies on enabling environment for entrepreneurship– meetings and events organized with different stakeholders. • Prepare policy briefs and human-interest stories based on program evidence • 8 Media/Lobbying actions such as advocacy tour for relevant project staff from Gaza to Austria or Brussels and/or journalists’ visits to project locations.

Financement : OEZA
Budget  : € 1.737.000,00

Austrian Development Agency

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