Socio-economic empowerment project

Mandwi had implemented “Socioeconomic Empowerment of Nepalese Muslim Women of Rautahat District Project” in the Gaur Municipality (Sabgadha, Ward No 6) with the technical and financial assistance from Penny Appeal. The overall goal of the project is to improve the status of women who are socially, economically, politically and religiously disadvantaged. To contribute to the goal mainly two specific objectives were set, i.e. 1. To increase the earnings, employment opportunity and entrepreneurship skills for Muslim’s girls and young women and 2. To strengthen women’s knowledge about their rights. The project directly targeted 200 Muslim girls, young women and women while 1000 family members, ward representative, Mayor, Vice Mayor, Palika and district based officials and agencies representatives e.g. district coordination committee, district police office, district administration office, BAR association etc indirectly.