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Edition One

WEO introduction:
Women empowerment organization is a non-governmental, voluntary and independent organization, established in June 2004 and since that time WEO is accomplishing projects in different working sectors in Iraq.More


Edition Two
  • Woman Empowerment Organization in February finalized many projects and has taken steps for starting other projects to be accomplished in the next few months. The Organization examines the impacts of these projects, and studies the goals for others. These projects are.More
Edition Three

Woman Empowerment Organization has been finalized many projects and trainings; it has taken steps for starting other projects to be accomplished in the next few months. The Organization examines the impacts and results of these projects, and studies the goals for others in Human rights sector to business trainings.More

Business Training Center

Women Empowerment Organization in partnership with IZDIHAR established a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Erbil; which it has held 33 trainings since December 2006, about "How to Start-up or Improve a Business", “Training of Trainers”, “Proposal Writing” and “IT Training of Trainers”. T his is an ongoing project and WEO is still conducting business trainings in the coming months.  All of the mentioned training courses are available through Erbil SBDC, and they are intense. Homework related to starting and operating a small business is given; critiques, analysis and discussion are the training’s strong points.


 Supplementary assignments, researches, survey and pretest & posttest are also ingredients of the each course.  Practical tests are given with immediate available results, which encourage improvements, growth and changes.  In addition, trainer comments, consultations, and recommendations are provided to strengthen business plans, loans applications and overall business direction, roles of the trainers, the way of writing proposals and successful IT trainers. From the first training (Dec. 2006) until now (March 2008) 33 different trainings has been conducted successfully. Moreover the number of those training participants is (311) so far, (128) women took benefits from these trainings.
Since the January 2008, WEO has continued to receive groups from the south and middle of Iraq (Nassryah, Falluja and Tkrit) to offer them all sorts of training. So far, WEO provided trainings for Nassryah 4th group, two groups from Salahaddin (Tkrit) province, and a group from Falluja.

How to Start-up or Improve a Business includes these topics:

  • Business Planning.

  • Assessing Prospects.

  • Assessing Self/Personal Well-Being.

  • Marketing and Sales Techniques.

  • Customer Care.

  • Promotion and Advertising.

  • Finance, Accounting, Budgets.

  • Business Case Studies.

  • Business Best Practices.

  • Computer Fundamentals.

  • Business Plan Pro software

TOT (Training of trainers):
The topics of the 3days training are about:

  • Methodological for Trainers

  • Communication Skills

  • Trainers Competencies, Active Participant Characteristics

  • Setting the Training Stage

  • Characteristics of Gaul Motivation

  • Energetic games and Activities


PW (Proposal Writing training):
The topics of the 3days training are about:

  • Main Topic List- Development process, Project Simple Cycle.

  • Project Sections, Logical Statement-Concept Formulation.

  • Stating the Activities, Results Verses.

  • Practice, Preparing Project Activities.

  • Target Group.

  • Designing Evaluation and Monitoring Plan.

  • Organization Capacities.

  • Logical Frame Work for the Project.

  • Collecting Project Components/ Donor Follow-up.


IT TOT: The topics of the 3days training are about:

  • Introduction to the training term, Communication skills.

  • Introduction to the Information Technology, Computer Hardware.

  • Hardware management (Networking).

  • Ethernet principle, TCP/IP.

  • Operating Systems.

  • Introduction to Applications.

  • Office applications.

  • Work group.