2016-2019 Target Program
In March 2016, Education - Empowering Women and Girls through Knowledge and Skills was announced as the overarching theme for the FAWCO Target Program for 2016 – 2019.
2017-2019 Target Project
The FAWCO Target Project is a rotating sustainable investment by Member Clubs to empower women and girls. The 2017-2019 Target Project focuses on education for women and girls, with funds being raised through The FAWCO Foundation’s Backing Women Fundraising Campaign.
Hope Beyond Displacement
On April 1, 2017, Hope Beyond Displacement was announced as the 2017-2019 Target Project at the FAWCO Biennial Conference in Mumbai, India. The project, an initiative of Collateral Repair Project (CRP), is designed to address pressing issues identified in close consultation with the women CRP serves in order to build better futures through education, vocational and leadership training for refugee women and girls in Jordan. Donations will fund:
- Girls’ Education - enrollment of at least 100 girls in school each year and 120 girls in the SuperGirls after school enrichment program.
- Women’s Vocational Training - 120 women will complete the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) computer skills training, and 45 women and girls who have their ICDL will be taught computer coding. In addition, 60 women will complete an economic empowerment program, which provides training in cosmetology and self-employment skills. That means providing 180 women skills to generate income!
- Women’s Leadership and Gender-Based Violence Prevention - participation of 160 women in the Women’s Empowerment 101 Program and 160 men and youth in gender-based violence training; 20 will continue on to Training the Trainer workshops; 90 women, men and youths will participate in a Leadership in Action program.
Support the Target Project by shopping in the Backing Women Boutique and/or by making an individual donation to the Target Project at http://www.fawcofoundation.org/donations/how-to-donate.html.