8 WES centers
More than 450 women trained
30 new businesses launched
51 businesses expanded
WES partners are building online and offline networks as they share skills, partnerships and resources to support their journey towards cost-recovery and sustainability.
"Enhance women's leadership through sharing information, improving communication and creating opportunities." This is the mission of the young and vibrant network of women entrepreneurs in Sfax. Together they are fostering dialogue in their community on women's rights and equality in employment.
Amal Abid Lajmi is a member of the WES network and a gifted jewelry designer. She aspires to move her business from the informal to formal sector. With the business planning support and coaching available at the WES center, she is confident she will be able to register and grow her jewelry business.
Expanding women’s economic opportunities is fundamental to sustainable growth and building more equitable societies. The Women’s Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) program empowers women-led organizations in Tunisia to operate WES centers as social enterprises. Through these centers, aspiring and established women entrepreneurs gain new skills and networks, launch and expand businesses, and develop as innovative leaders in their communities.
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