Women's Enterprise Program (WEP)
Maasi Women's Enterprise Program (WEP)
The Women's Enterprise Program is a social enterprise model through which pastoralist women from the NCA are able to gain marketable skills and earn an income. KRO and Aid Tanzania work in tandem to encourage the development of small-scale industry amongst the pastoralist women living in the NCA. KRO helps the women produce beautiful handicrafts for sale in Tanzania while Aid Tanzania helps develop other markets for the merchandise in other countries. The women make a variety of home, lodge, wedding and holiday decor products in addition to items suitable for unique corporate gifts and fundraising by other charitable organizations with programs in Tanzania. In 2016, more than 150 women participated in the group at various levels.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Shop for your holiday decorations and household items on our website. Please volunteer, if you can to:
- purchase one of our "FUNDRAISING CHESTS" full of items your school or organization can resell to raise your own funds
- place the items in a retail outlet near you
- host a house party
- volunteer to set up a booth and sell products at a farmer's market, Christmas bazaar or other special event
- help us package and ship web orders
! We can put together "FUNDRAISING CHESTS" for charitable organizations with programs in Tanzania, or for booster clubs, sports clubs or teams, pep clubs in your own country. We can produce earrings, wine rings (wine charms), bracelets, keychains and other gifts in school colors for fundraising.