Expanding business and leadership opportunities for women (FinRep-II)

Program objectives:

developing the skills of understanding of financial issues by women in everyday life, such as composing family budget, crediting, credit card use and making rational financial decisions;

enhancing the capacity of women to start or improve their businesses through better business planning, access to financial services and understanding of marketing;

providing opportunities for women to perform leading roles at all levels to address social problems.


The target audience of the program:

socially and financially vulnerable women (this category includes women living in rural areas, women who have three or more children, single mothers, widows, orphans, disabled, retired women etc)

Ukrainian Women's Fund seeks to provide services to 2,380 women (total number of participants in training), or 875 unique women (approximately 125 women from each of the seven target regions described below). We also prepare 14 trainers and give advice to women from vulnerable groups (at least 80 hours worth of consultations in each region).


The key objective of the program:

strengthening the capacity of women to better understand financial issues, enhancing their personal effectiveness (ie, the ability to manage and improve their own lives) and obtain the basic skills to start their own business, family budgeting and more.