Building Confidence through Vocational Training PDF Print

Through partnership with HIWA, 20 women were trained in basic literacy, tailoring and business skills.

The training is part of ‘promoting rights protecting women’ in Mogadishu. The training approach as well as the environment is designed to impart confidence.

HIWA maintains close links to local businesses to help the graduates find employment.

“Our aim is to educate women who did not get an opportunity to go to school. We teach them a skill from which they can start a business in the future.” -  Hawa, the centre’s training coordinator









“I couldn’t read or write before but now I can write my name. I can take measurements which is important to make the proper size of clothes.” -  Haweeyo

“I learned how to evaluate the price of the goods I want to sell and to tell if I am making a profit or loss. I could not do this before.”- Amina







“It was encouraged for me to spend every day with inspiring women.” -  Boolo













By: Salad Ghedi Ali (Field Communication & accountability officer)




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