Innovative Practice 2021 on Inclusive Employment and ICT
Entrepreneurship training programme for women with disabilities
Furaha Ya Wanawake Wajasiriamali Kwa Viziwi Tanzania (FUWAVITA) is an NGO based in Dar es Salaam, the capital city. Running since 2011, it trains women with disabilities, predominantly women who are deaf, to produce and market handicrafts and food that they can sell to generate income. By 2020, 500 women had completed the entrepreneurship training, 327 of whom had also received a low-interest loan and are running their own small businesses.
“Push yourself forward no matter what. Disability should not hinder you to reach your mission!”
|Name of Innovative Practice:||FUWAVITA|
|Organisation:||Furaha Ya Wanawake Wajasiriamali Kwa Viziwi Tanzania (FUWAVITA)|
|Tanzania – Dar es Salaam|
|Sub-Category||A project of Civil Society|