The Jawana program’s Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Course equipped women who have completed grade 12 with the leadership and management skills necessary to attain economic empowerment in both the public and private spheres. The 12-week long courses held class four hours per day three times a week, and were offered in Herat, Kabul, Kandahar, Balkh, and Nangarhar provinces. To date, nearly 20,000 individuals have completed Jawana courses. In addition, their course projects have positively impacted an estimated 172,000 direct beneficiaries and over 900,000 total beneficiaries. More information on the Jawana Program can be found here.

** WLD does not accept applications for Jawana program anymore **