One of the issues in the Tawau Parliament is the group of women those are not actively involved in economic activities due to lack of high qualifications and skills, relatively far distance from the city, housework burden and stigma from the surrounding community.
This project solution aims to provide hands-on courses for the community in Tawau, Sabah. The beneficiaries of this project is at least 10 Participants among 5 – 6 single mothers (B40, do not have a permanent job, aged between 20-45 years) and 5 – 7 housewives (B40, do not have a permanent job, aged between 20-45 years).
Therefore, the program is based on two strategies, the first is to create a community learning center for the residents of Saddani village. With this center, various types of small -scale training can be implemented. Second, the program organizes hands-on courses for women to enhance women’s skills and knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship.
The program funded by APPGM-SDG aims to empower women in the field of entrepreneurship in an effort to increase equality through participation in the economy thereby strengthening resilience in terms of mental, health and economic sustainability. In addition, the learning center will also be fully utilized for training and community economic and social development activities that are not only limited to women, but open to youth, children, and others. The solution provider of this project is Kelab Permotoran Bersaudara Tawau (TBMC) Daerah. This program will take around two months with an allocation of RM25,000.
The main SDGs impacted through this project solution are Goal 1 – End poverty in all its forms everywhere, Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, Goal 5 – Gender Equality, Goal 8 – Decent works and Economic Growth, Goal 10 – Reduce inequality and Goal 17 – Partnership for goals.