Bakashana Workshops are held three times each year for the grantees on scholarship. Workshop Objectives include:

Objective 1, Building Competency

1) Core educational competencies: reinforcing formal education with a focus on reading, writing, language and number fluency, and critical thinking and problem solving skills
2) Social competencies: Pro-social values, human rights, gender consciousness, collaborative skills, negotiating skills, leadership skills, and knowledge of social systems
3) Personal Competencies: Self-esteem, communication skills, confidence, health (including reproductive health), knowledge and management skills, self-protective skills
4) Economic Competencies: Financial literacy, Environmental literacy, resource management, farming skills, entrepreneurship, international language skills, computer/information technology skills
5) Cultural Competencies: Comprehension of cultural past/present, traditional arts/handicraft skills, entrepreneurship in a village setting, navigating the juxtaposition of tradition and modernity

Objective 2, Women’s Empowerment

To provide leadership skills, understanding of human rights and social justice with an emphasis on gender equity, and knowledge of, and access to, sexual and personal health resources (contraceptives)

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Objective 3, Future Success

To provide each grantee the knowledge, skills, and confidence to assess and pursue their desired future path, with a focus on financial independence and income generation

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Your donations allow us to offer workshops which provide education, empowerment, and opportunity to the girls we sponsor. We are grateful for you support!