ADRA Timor-Leste celebrated another important event by signing a grant Agreement with Civil Society Organizations members of the Women Network, Rede Feto, to implement the Numeracy & Business Literacy Program in Four Municipalities.
ADRA Timor-Leste in partnership with Rede Feto Timor-Leste on Hakbi’it Feto Project, organised a workshop to gather ideas for developing the Capacity Strengthening Strategic Plan for the organization and draft the guideline for establishing a Learning Platform for the Rede Feto and its member organisations.
The workshop facilitated by ADRA Timor-Leste and was attended by representatives of the Rede Feto member Organisations.
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On this occasion, ADRA Timor-Leste through Women Empowerment/Hakbi’it Feto project discussed with the representatives of rural women in Timor-Leste from Ainaro, Baucau and Dili municipalities to share their experiences and hear their voice in the context of the celebration of the international rural women’s day.
Bendita and her family live in Baucau, Timor-Leste. She is one of the founders of United Women for Development Association (Asosiasaun Feto ba Dezenvolvimentu/AUFD) a Civil Society Organisation established in 2008. Bendita has lead this woman focused organization as executive director for five years, since 2016.
“Hakbiit Feto” – Empower Women – is a new European Union-funded project, implemented by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in collaboration with Rede Feto and the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC), aiming to strengthen Timorese civil society organizations (CSOs) to operate effectively to support development and women’s social and economic empowerment.