Advancing Women’s Engagement, Strengthening Opportunities to Mobilize for Equality (AWESOME) project is a 5 years program that is under implementation, in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia with seven implementing partners, including the lead which is Woman Kind World Wide based in the United Kingdom. The two organizations Siiqqee Women’s Development Association (SWDA and Ethiopian Women with Disabilities National Association (EWDNA) are implementing the program in Ethiopia as members of the consortium.
SWDA operates this project in five areas of Oromia Region (Sabata, Dukam, Galan, Bushoftu and Modjo towns). The project is launched at the regional level participated all concerned government officials and the community representatives at Bushoftu town on 11th June 2021 in collaboration with EWDNA. The project is also been launched at each all respected project sites involved all concerned government and community representatives.
In this July 15th and 16th 2021, some 30 Community Facilitators (CFs) have been trained on Community Conversation (CC) facilitation skill by focusing on Zero tolerance of Gender Based Violence (GBV).