The Union of Cooperative Societies for Savings and Credit (UCASC) signed an agreement with the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research “CAWTAR” in the framework of the project to promote the financial inclusion of women and youth, funded by the Saudi fund for development through the Islamic Development Bank in partnership with the Arab Gulf Development program “AGFUND”, which includes the following activities:
- Online distance training in financial education for preparing a training course for six members from the union, and obtain an electronic certificate at the end of the training.
- Train the trainers course from 11 to 14 November 2019 in Jordan, 6 members from the union participated in.
- Implementing six training courses by the participants in the training of trainers course, for 90 young males and females, who wish to develop or start an income generating project, the training courses will be implemented at the end of November and December in 6 governances, aiming to support entrepreneurs (Females and Males) to start and maintain their business.
- The beneficiaries of those trainings will be provided with electronic links on the internet by CAWTER for distance training to enhance their capabilities in financial education and help them to manage their projects effectively and efficiently.
Note that these courses will be announced before their dates, and request to participate will be received, and 15 requests will be chosen from participating governorates and conform to the terms and criteria. Knowing that these courses are not limited to members of savings and credit associations, but one of the conditions for benefiting is joining the association membership in the governorate, in order to obtain a loan after those trainings.
Here, UCASC sincerely thanks the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research “CAWTAR” who provided this opportunity, which was in line with the strategic plan of the Union. One of its main components is targeting youth and transferring experiences and educating this important category in financial issues, because of its impact on the reduction of unemployment.