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Assisting the Economic Empowerment of Women Project in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post COVID-19 Era Project / Belize
Assisting the Economic Empowerment of Women Project in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post COVID-19 Era Project / Belize
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聯合國永續發展目標 (SDGs)
05.Gender Equality
08.Decent Work and Economic Growth

Project Name:Assisting the Economic Empowerment of Women Project in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Post COVID-19 Era Project / Belize

Project status:Projects in Operation

Cooperating Country:Belize

Project Description:

To support the post-pandemic economic recovery of our allies in Latin America and the Caribbean, and to maintain social stability through enhancing women's economic empowerment, this project aligns with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' policy planning. By integrating financial services with employment and entrepreneurial capacity building, it aims to assist women and micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in coping with the impact of the pandemic, thereby promoting economic recovery and social stability in our allied countries. The main components of the project include:

  1. Institutional capacity enhancement
  2. Vocational skills training for women
  3. Women's entrepreneurship incubation and guidance
  4. Relief guidance for MSMEs

Project No:TT-160-2021-025

Region:Central America

Project Objectives:

  1. Enhance institutional functions.
  2. Provide vocational skills training for women.
  3. Offer women’s entrepreneurship incubation and guidance.
  4. Provide relief guidance for MSMEs.

Executing Agency:

Taiwan Technical Mission in Belize/Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade / Ministry of Rural Transformation/Ministry of Finance/Office of Special Envoy for the Development of Families and Children/Ministry Of Human Development/The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)

Current Progress:

By the end of March 2024, the following activities have been implemented:

1.Convening 2 Project Steering Committee meetings with representatives from Embassy in Belize and the Belize Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, the Office of the Special Envoy for Women and Children, and the Ministry of Human Development, during which 8 training and incubation programs were reviewed and approved.

2.The functionality of the Beltraide Entrepreneurship Incubation Center was enhanced, assistance was provided in establishing a mobile incubation center, and the scope of counseling was expanded.

3. 19 batches of vocational skills training for women were conducted, cultivating entrepreneurial knowledge and skills in 590 women.

4. 14 batches of entrepreneurship incubation counseling were conducted, fostering 217 new startups.

5. Counseling was provided to 30 micro, small, and medium enterprises to strengthen their economic capabilities.

6 International initiatives:

(1) In collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) offices in Belize and the Adjacency Zone with Guatemala, the "Border Women's Economic Empowerment and Peace Culture Project" was executed.

(2) In partnership with the Rotary Club of Belize, the "Let Girls Learn" and "Women's Empowerment and Resilience Training Program" were implemented.

(3) In cooperation with Peacework Belize, the "Women's Empowerment and Resilience Training Program" was executed.

Project Contact:Wang, Yen-Chih

Phone:+886 2 2888 6054

E-mail:y.j.wang@icdf.org.tw

Projected Benefits:

To assist Belize in addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on local economic growth and social stability, this initiative combines financial services with the construction of employment and entrepreneurship capabilities. It supports women and micro, small, and medium enterprises in coping with the pandemic’s impact, promoting post-pandemic economic recovery and social stability among allied nations.

Mission:Taiwan Technical Mission in Belize

  • 更新日期:2024-06-12
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