Revey Twa Fam Programme
NGO Name: Revey Twa Fam
Vulnerable women between the ages of 17 and 50 are taught technical, emotional, and social skills to empower themselves and their households through greater employment opportunities The REVEY TWA FAM PROGRAMME is made up of the following two components:
- A three month training program that empowers women made vulnerable by violence, low self-esteem, alcohol, drugs and having been affected by Covid 19 and the Wakashio wreck Impact.
- Support vulnerable women in the region through an employment service that helps unemployed women from the region find and maintain employment.
1) Revey Twa Fam Programme
The Revey Twa Fam programme is a family empowerment activity that welcomes women from the South East region of Mauritius (Mahebourg to Grand Port), impacted by Covid 19 and the Wakashio Oil Spill. Women are selected because of their vulnerability. The Revey Twa Fam program hosts two groups of approximately fifteen beneficiaries between the age of 17 to 50 per year. Each participant takes part in a three-month program, attending the course three times a week from 9:00 to 12:00 and two weeks compulsory practical experience. The beneficiaries are able to secure employment after finishing the course.
- To contribute to the eradication of absolute poverty and improve the lives of poor and vulnerable women.
- To deliver practical training to 30 women every year
- Help women find and maintain employment, and improve their standard of living
Components and objectives
Revey Twa Fam courses
- Basic oral & written French and English
- Cleaning & housekeeping.
- Table laying.
- Babysitting and childcare.
Providing a wide range of technical skills to unemployed women, increases their opportunities to find employment in different types of industries.
Life skills Training
Life Skills training is a course that has been developed by Action Familiale.
It is a complete programme designed to provide participants with skills and resources that promotes their personal development. It provides participants with tools to:
- Face and confront challenges and difficulties responsibly.
- gives them necessary tools to work for their success.
Life skills training completes the professional training given to beneficiaries. To maintain their employment status, Revey Twa Fam participants need to have the personal development that will help them work as a team, maintain discipline, stand up for their rights, and deal with challenges professionally and responsibly.
All participants of the Revey Twa Fam must undertake at least two weeks of practical work experience, in the industry of their choice
An opportunity to put into practice, the technical skills that they have learnt.
2) The Employment Service
The Employment Service was founded within the ‘Revey Twa Fam’ program. After finishing the program, many participants were still unable to obtain employment. The founders of the program realized that despite having successfully completed the Revey Twa Fam program, many women still did not have “physical” access to job opportunities. The Employment Service is designed to break down this barrier to access.
Near the completion of their training, participants are coached for interviews in real life situation, they are accompanied and helped through the process of finding a job and keeping it. The service facilitates the contact between employer and employee by giving all the resources necessary to apply for and maintain a job.
- Link successful Revey Twa Fam participants in the region, to potential employers
- Mentor and support employees as they are starting their new position
Components and objectives
The employment service aims to help the participants of the Revey Twa Fam Program to find a job and keep it.
The service provides professional follow up to the employee, as well as the employer, to ensure a good partnership between both parties.
A womean’s vulnerability often prevents them from having access to employment opportunities. The Employment Service provides the link between the Revey Twa Fam participants and potential employers.
The service also ensures that Revey Twa Fam participants are mentored and supported at the start of their employment.
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