Alola Org. meets with Women Empowerment Directorate.
On Sunday 11.07.2021 at 11:00 o’clock in Baghdad, the Manager of Alola Organization Layla Mahdi and her staff members Aola Hussein and Shams Salim meet Dr. Youssra K. Mohsin the General Director of Women Empowerment in the Iraqi Government.
The main goal of the meeting is supporting the Women Empowerment Program with Alola Org. experience in starting of businesses in fields such as Incubator Centers and Women Entrepreneurship activity. The Deputy Manager of Alola Mrs. Aola Hussein give a good overview about how Alola started five years ago. Mrs. Alola explained Alola’s strategy through Women Entrepreneurship and Incubator Centers Programs, certified trainers, courses, and their impact. This work has been done in cooperation with many ministries and institutes. The Labor Ministry and Education Ministry are their partners now.
Dr. Yossra K Mohsin from the Women Empowerment Directorate talked about how the World Bank has the Mashriq Initiative with seven priorities. It should have been implemented in 2019, but because of the economic situation it was not possible to do more than 10%. In Lebanon and Jordan, the rate of achievement is much higher.
Some of the main program topics are gender equality, financial Inclusion Courses, and Business Incubator. At the end of the meeting both sides agreed to have a good cooperation and Alola Organization will support Women Entrepreneurship with training, materials, certified trainers, and tools. That will make Alola Org. become part of WB network.