Little women for little women empowerment is a social micro-enterprise initiative falling under the theme of urban economy. It is aimed at reducing poverty and uplifting the economic status of poor and disadvantaged school dropout adolescent girls living in urban slums of Blantyre.
The project will develop entrepreneurship skills, project management and teamwork skills for the group and create and raise self employment opportunities for girls growing up urban slum. The project will facilitate creation of youth information network where new business ideas and best practices will be shared. 30 girls will directly benefit from this initiative which will create jobs for over 100 girls in the long run.
Participants will be trained is making reusable sanitary pads that will be sold locally at affordable price to assist poor girl pupils and secondary in primary schools who cannot afford the expensive disposable sanitary pads to stay at school.
Participants: poor and marginalized adolescent girls and young women.