Unleashing Women Potential
In this Section you will get updates on running projects in CoSAP
About Our Consortium
The Consortium of Self Help Group Approach Promoters (CoSAP) is a network of Ethiopian Residents Charity Organizations that are engaged in the promotion of the Self Help Group (SHG) approach in different parts of the country. CoSAP is established in line with FDRE Charities and Societies Proclamation number 621/2009, with registration number 1590.
Currently, 28 organizations are promoting the Self Help Group approach in Afar, Amhara, Benishangul Gumuz, Oromiya, SNNPR, Ethio-Somali, Addis Abeba and Dire Dawa. As of 2016, around 213,055 women were organized in more than 11,480 SHGs. These women have been able to rotate loan amounting ETB 125 million (USD 5.6 million) from their savings; subsequently, more than 507 thousand children were directly benefiting from their mothers (guardians) by receiving better education, nutritious food, psychosocial and health care- not through external inputs but through the initiatives of their own parents and guardians.Read More
June 30, 2017 |
The SHG approach recognizes that poor women have the potential needed for self-development. It also asserts that if facilitated, they can unleash such potential. This development potential will cause magnificent economic progress and social development if the poor are organized in homogenous women institutions and receive opportunities for capacity building support in the form of training, coaching and...