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.