VSLA - promoting gender equality through women empowerment focusing on financial enabling and prevention of gender-based violence in the Bago Region.
- Projektnummer DMCDD-18-A-01
- Bevillingshaver Evangelisk Frikirke i Danmark
- Partner Karen Women Empowerment Group
- Land Myanmar
The project “VSLA - promoting gender equality through women empowerment focusing on financial enabling and prevention of gender based violence in the Bago Region” aims to improve financial inde-pendence and gender equality by providing access to loans and savings to communities in the Bago Region. KWEG will form VSLA groups in the target villages, aiming to reach 1,000 direct beneficiaries. KWEG will provide training in BEO (Business Eye Opening) and Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) and access to saving and loaning, in order to improve the livelihood and financial independence in the target areas. KWEG will also provide awareness on gender equality, gender based violence and training in Women Protection Mechanisms. The VSLA groups will mostly, but not exclu-sively, consist of women. Focusing on financial independence and awareness of gender based violence the project will improve the gender equality in the project areas.
Periode 31/10/2018 – 30/12/2022
Projektkategori A og B Miniprojekt