The Australian Volunteers program helps women in Tanzania become economically empowered. Through mentoring and training, volunteers support women to find jobs, start businesses and become leaders.
Project implemented: 2011
Deploy Australian volunteers to support women’s economic independence and empowerment Tanzania.
In Tanzania, women are less likely to have access to education, and often balance unpaid care work with paid work. Australian volunteers are working to change this by supporting women in Tanzania to earn an income, start businesses and develop leadership skills with a range of partners in the region.
Australian volunteers are supporting women entrepreneurs by helping grow and sustain their business initiatives.
Australian volunteers are educating women, including much needed financial literacy training.
The Australian Volunteers program is providing skill development and training to support women to find meaningful work.
Strengthening local organisations and promoting structures that support women’s leadership in Tanzania.
Australian volunteers provide one-on-one mentoring to the future female leaders of Tanzania.
Since 2011, Australian volunteers worked with local partner organisations on projects to improve gender equality and women’s economic empowerment in Tanzania. Volunteers have supported women through education, including financial literacy training, business skills development and mentoring. The Australian Volunteers program continues to work towards improving women’s leadership through capacity and skills development of local organisations and institutions. Some program highlights include: