Institutional Capacity Building & Women’s Rights Advocacy
The project is an initiative of USAID under the Ambassador’s Small Grants Program (ASGP) to support the local NGOs in promoting gender equality. The major component of this project is technical and administrative capacity building of VWO staff. This will include training for project planning, financial management and refresher courses for the VWO shelter staff. The project also has a component of advocacy for women’s rights and gender equality, which will include the capacity building of stakeholders and community decision makers for a better understanding of women’s issues in the society. The project is designed for a period of twelve calendar months and will be implemented in Herat, Ghor and Badghis provinces of the western region of Afghanistan.