Bassa Women Development Association (BAWODA)

 

Country

Liberia

Organization

Bassa Women Development Association (BAWODA)

BAWODA is a community-based, women-led association working to increase the leadership capacities of women and girls in resource-rich Grand Bassa County. The association trains and mentors emerging women leaders to become organizers and mobilizers within their communities. BAWODA is part of a local task force that oversees gender issues and is a member of the national-level committee of women using media to advance women’s rights.

Project

Enhancing Women's Leadership in Grand Bassa County

Purpose: To increase women's participation and voice in local decision-making regarding revenues generated from the mining and forestry sectors in Grand Bassa county through leadership training, networking and radio talk shows.

Project Grant Amount $18,000
Total Grants Received $33,000
Years Supported 2
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Adolescent girls, Women, Youth