New TIPH-funded project to encourage women’s participation in the labour market

On 5 August, TIPH signed a project agreement with Hebron Chamber of Commerce and the Islamic Charitable Society aimed at training women from the Old City in Hebron in modern cooking techniques.

On 5 August, TIPH signed a project agreement with Hebron Chamber of Commerce and the Islamic Charitable Society aimed at training women from the Old City in Hebron in modern cooking techniques. Through this project, titled Taba Bladi’ (my country dish), women will not only be trained cooking techniques but the prepared food will also be sold and distributed in areas neighbouring the Old City. The participating women will also be invited to join a follow-up programme organised by the Chamber of Commerce, which aims at inducing women into the labour market. Additionally, funds are also provided for the renovation of the Hebron Women’s Charitable Society’s kitchen.

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TIPH Head of Mission Geir Holmenes signed the agreement with Abd Al-Haleem Shawer, Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Hebron Chamber of Commerce and Judge Hatem Bakri, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Islamic Charitable Society.

Published on 14 August, 2015