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Project ID:00075581Description:Prog 18 UNIFEM: Support Rural
Sierra Leone MDTF
Start Date *: 24 Jun 2010
Rural Community Empowerment
End Date*: 31 Dec 2012
Country: Sierra Leone Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNWOMEN - UNWOMEN

Project Description:

Provision of financial and technical support to rural women to strengthen their capacities in leadership skills so as to ensure their involvement in community development programmes.


Development Goal and Key Outcomes:

Developmental Goal: Improve the participation of rural women and men in community-based development programmes that affect their livelihoods, such as access to adult education, market opportunities, communication networks and financial services through community-level and district-level support centres and farmer schools

Key Outcomes:

  • Increased rural women’s community involvement and access to local government fora
  • Improved dialogue and cooperation of rural women and councilors on development programs at all levels



  • Financial and technical support to rural women’s organizations provided;
  • Support to 100 rural women leaders from across the country to attend leadership skills training provided;
  • 14 district Women’s Town hall meetings on community development programs and women’s involvement organized and supported
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If you have questions about this programme you may wish to contact the RC office in Sierra Leone or the lead agency for the programme.

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