The Hailemariam & Roman Foundation (HRF), in partnership with The Embassy of Finland, conducted entrepreneurship skills training for 68 destitute women and girls drawn from Hamer, Bena Tsemay Woredas, and Turmi Town Administration in South Omo Zone. The training, held from May 29-30, 2024, focused on equipping these job seeking women and girls with the required business skills based on their preferences to help them engage in income-generating activities.

The initiative is part of HRF’s Youth & Women Economic Empowerment Program being undertaken since 2020/21, to support marginalized communities in South Omo Zone and is funded by the Embassy of Finland, which has a strong focus on promoting gender equality as well as women and youth economic empowerment in Ethiopia.


Hailemariam & Roman Foundation

June 2024, South Omo Zone