For women in Asia pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, women’s networks are a powerful tool to shrink the STEM gender gap.
Amidst the heavy toll of Covid-19, Nepal is enduring another, shadow pandemic, a spike in violence of all kinds. Our longtime partner has adapted its online database to analyze Covid-related violence.
Phase II of the project aims to further strengthen capacity of the Vietnam Women’s Union to support elected female deputies to both improve the quality of their participation in the political system and play a leadership within it. This, among other things, includes training for first-time female candidates, communication campaigns, and establishment of a women in leadership club (political and public leadership positions).
Developing sustainable economic activities for the farmers who lost majority of their farming land to housing development in the new urban area of Hanoi. The project focuses on technical and small enterprises development capacity building for farmers with majority of them being women in Long Bien district, Hanoi City in managing a small network of clean-food producers to serve the growing demand of consumers, particularly those living in new urban areas nearby.
Mobile Banking-Financial Inclusion and Economic Empowerment for Low Income Population and Women in VietnamWednesday, July 14th, 2021
Building on a Mobile Banking Feasibility Study for Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) conducted by TAF in 2014-2015, Master Card and TAF will provide technical expertise and capacity support to VBSP to pilot and roll-out SMS-notification and mobile banking services. The project aims to provide clients with access to more diversified banking services, thereby increasing the quality and cost efficiency of VBSP’s operations.
Supporting five-year university scholarships for 40 disadvantaged Vietnamese female students pursuing undergraduate degree in technical fields at the National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE).
Supporting five-year university scholarships for 100 women pursuing various degrees at the Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU); the Hanoi University of Technology (HUT); and the National University of Civil Engineering – Hanoi (NUCE). This program is unique in supporting students majoring in natural sciences and technical fields, where women are generally underrepresented in Vietnam.
Supporting scholarships for 80 women from the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam to pursue undergraduate degrees in agriculture and information technology at two highly respected regional universities, An Giang University (AGU) and Can Tho University (CTU).
Supporting three-year secondary school scholarships for 294 disadvantaged girls to attend and complete secondary education in the southern provinces of An Giang and Can Tho in the Mekong Delta region; and Nam Dinh province in the North of Vietnam.
Supporting two-year secondary school scholarships for 58 disadvantaged Vietnamese girls in the southern province of Hau Giang in the Mekong Delta region.