©AfreePress-(Lomé, March 10, 2022)-The company Moov Africa Togo through its “Weena” program offered, on Tuesday March 8, 2022, a batch of training materials to the Center for Educational Works of the Sisters of Providence in Ahépé, a locality located 70 km from Lomé in the prefecture. by Yoto.
An action by the mobile phone company to mark International Women’s Rights Day with a special stamp.
The material handover ceremony was marked by the presence of the General Manager of Moov Africa Togo, Abdellah TABHIRET, Miss Togo 2022, Estelle Jacqueline, Adjo TOSSOU and local authorities.
The lot of materials, including among other things: sewing machines, tables, irons, scissors, hairdressing helmets, hair dryers, washbasins and others, will be used by 29 young girls boarding at this center to continue their training in sewing, hairdressing and clothing dyeing.
In addition to these materials, the company Moov Africa Togo supports the rent of the girls during their training.
In total, 4,790,000 FCFA Francs were mobilized for this donation.
“The “Weena” program is a vast integrated program of socio-economic support, which allows women to develop their activities, to create them and to enjoy financial autonomy. The main objective of the Weena Program is the emancipation and empowerment of women, particularly those in difficulty,” said Hortense Naka TCHAMDJA, Ambassador of Weena.
The leaders of the Center for Educational Works of the Sisters of Providence expressed their gratitude to the company Moov Africa Togo for its commitment to the empowerment of young girls in Togo, and in particular that of the Prefecture of Yoto.
Based in the prefecture of Yoto, the Center for Educational Works of the Sisters of Providence works with out-of-school and vulnerable young girls and single mothers from poor families in Ahépé and surrounding villages.
The center offers these young people literacy courses and personalized training in sewing, hairdressing, dyeing and weaving traditional loincloths.