Have you felt the fear, loneliness, confusion and loss of bullying? Imagine going through every day at school ignored by your peers or abused and insulted by them. Have you experienced the heart-stopping moment of touching your pockets or bag and not being able to find your smartphone? Imagine feeling like that every second of…
Building skills and confidence
Reports show on average, women have less income, access to resources, assets and financial independence than men. By funding organisations where women can learn new skills, it will give them the ability and certainty to return to the workplace and apply for new jobs. World Health Organisation research showed that girls had consistently lower confidence than boys. By building confidence from a young age it will allow girls to grow up challenging social norms and believing they can achieve their goals. Building girls and women’s confidence will allow them to move forward with their lives in all areas to reach their full potential
To contribute towards the cost of providing courses which support women who have been out of the workplace gain the confidence, motivation and direction finding to allow them to progree into employment.
To pay for training facilities, advertising, marketing, development of new training programmes, stock for interview clothing and childcare costs.
To contribute to core costs of running a series of creative workshops for women that will culminate in an exhibition to celebrate International Women’s Day 2013.
To fund the cost of running a computer literacy project for ethnic minority women in Dumfries & Galloway.
To fund an employability course aimed at black and ethnic minority women focussing on giving participants the means to achieve economic independence either through employment or self employment.