THE WAWCAS PROGRAM
WAWCAS empowers women living in poverty to social change and economic independence through training and business development.
The typical woman Wawcas is working with:
- She is living in poverty and is illiterate
- Her children go to very bad schools if they go to school at all
She is exposed to domestic violence
She is struggeling to provide for her family
She works hard as a labourer or construction worker for 10 hours a day
She is lonely, treated poorly by her family and the community
She has no self-confidence
Read more about the program here.