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Photo courtesy of Samoa Victim Support Group. The workshop attended Nofotane women sellers from Tufutafoe, Fagasa, Falelima and Falealupo — which led to each women getting a bank account — and confirms their understanding of the basics in managing finances. Developed by Samoa Observer in Apia. The nine-months advocacy training by Samoa Victim Support Group, from July to March trained village representatives across the Samoan islands. The women are from the Nofotane Project, a two-year programme aimed at upskilling women who have married into villages where they no longer have direct family support. Contributors control their own work and posted freely to our site. UN Women Samoa’s Papali’i Mele Mauala’ivao said the project aimed to economically empower nofotane, help them contribute to their communities and gain a sense of pride.

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When the livelihood training for the Nofotane project reacheed Toamua, the participants from Toamua, Puipaa and Faleula had already heard of its success through the nofotane women who have shared their human interest stories on the impact of the empowerment programme on their lives and that of their families.

The women of the Nofotane project gathered on Friday for a ceremony marking the end of the project. What was obvious from the Toamua session, was the eagerness of the women to learn and be able to earn from it.

The women are from the Nofotane Project, a two-year noto aimed at upskilling women who have married into villages where they no longer have direct family support.

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The campaign also advocated for the employment rights of nofotane domestic workers, in an effort to change attitudes of the Samoan diaspora living abroad.

Contributors control their own work and posted freely to our site. Photo courtesy of Samoa Victim Support Group. Research from Samoann Victim Support shows these women, who are known as nofotane, are more prone to domestic violence and abuse.

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More in Local Hits. The workshop also strives to mlvie unsustainable income generation practices of Nofotane women — due to the lack of resource to support their businesses, and an absence of confidence to maintain the momentum for self-employment.

Latest News 12 Hits Curtain set to go up on hostless but drama-filled Oscars 17 Hits Maduro opponents boost military rhetoric in Venezuela crisis 72 Hits Ireland survives scare to beat Italy in 6 Nations 27 Hits France wins at last with victory over Scotland in 6N. Nofotane women are often denied any voice in decision-making within their homes and communities. The Nofotane women sellers also gave twne testimonies on the benefits of being economically empowered through livelihood skills training for unemployed women in villages, encouraging them to build relationships with others and open savings accounts for rainy days.

She saw this as the opportunity to reshape the future of nofotane women. The workshop attended Nofotane women sellers from Tufutafoe, Fagasa, Falelima and Falealupo — which led to each women getting a bank account — and confirms their understanding of the basics in managing finances. Checkpoint with Lisa Owen.

Craft for sale made by women from the Nofotane Project, Samoa. The success was a form of encouragement to the participants of the 28th session which was centred at the residence of one of S. If you need to flag this entry as abusive, send us tanw email.

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UN Women Samoa’s Papali’i Mele Mauala’ivao said the project aimed to economically empower nofotane, help them contribute to their communities and gain a sense of pride. Menu More Awards Advertising Archives. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Papali’i said women were samoxn, new entrepreneurs established and villages were reached.

Project mpvie lives at Toamua 25 June Hits. Latest News 12 Hits Curtain set to go up on hostless but drama-filled Oscars 17 Hits Maduro opponents boost military rhetoric in Venezuela crisis 72 Hits Ireland survives scare to beat Italy in 6 Nations 27 Hits France wins at last with victory over Scotland in 6N. Developed by Samoa Observer in Apia.

Programme that helped thousands of Samoan nofotane winds up

Developed by Samoa Observer in Apia. By Adel Fruean03 February Hits. Menu More Awards Advertising Archives. It is difficult to convince men of Samoa to change their deeply engrained beliefs and cultural practices that restrict women.

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As a result, a nofotane representative now sits in village council meetings, and men and women alike are changing their attitudes about gender equality. Therefore, the project looked to engage influencers and traditional leaders who can set positive examples for other men. Top New Zealand Stories Oscars And as the newly self-employed nofotane women shared on their success, the livelihood training component of the project continues to gather momentum.

Nofotane earners sharing skills and experience during the workshop at Falealupo, Savaii. The nine-months advocacy training by Samoa Victim Support Group, from July to March trained village representatives across the Samoan islands.

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The women taking part in the Nofotane project.