Commitment to Action

Nablus Women Innovating Business

Commitment by

Cherie Blair Foundation For Women, Tomorrow's Youth Organization (TYO)

In 2009, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (CBFW) and Tomorrow's Youth Organization (TYO) committed to support Palestinian women-led businesses in Nablus. Their commitment, Nablus Women Innovating Business, has offered tailor-made training and services to increase participants' business, craft, and innovation skills thereby increasing Palestinian women's labor force participation and their contribution to the economy of Nablus.
As of 2011, ten participants in the program had developed business plans and were implementing them with financial support from Microfinance institutions, banks, and community based organizations.

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Commitment

Nablus Women Innovating Business

Launched

2009

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$185,000

Region

Middle East & North Africa

Countries

Palestinian Territories

Commitment by

Cherie Blair Foundation For Women, Tomorrow's Youth Organization (TYO)

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Small Enterprise Center