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SARA program - Workshops for personal and professional development for women in Madrid

SARA program - Workshops for personal and professional development for women in Madrid

Language: Spanish

Country: Spain

The general objective of the SARA program is to improve the employability of migrant women through group and individual work of empowerment and self-esteem improvement, as well as the development of an employment itinerary with a continuous guidance accompaniment that supports and facilitates their labor insertion.

The program, developed by “Fundación Cepaim” was carried out with a participatory methodology that incorporates the gender perspective and interculturality. The program contains three phases:

The first, from November 6 to December 19 (2018), was aimed at improving the motivation and self-concept of women.

The second, from February to May, aimed at professional training with the workshop "Shop assistant in organic stores and healthy eating".

The third, carried out transversally (from November to May) was oriented to the guidance and individual - group work support. Participants was required to complete all three phases.

The SARA program aimed at mainly migrant women, the minimum age was 16 and it was necessary to have a minimum Spanish level to understand the different contents during the workshops. The follow-up was continuous and was adapted to the needs of the participants. The program provided a transportation support service and resources for conciliation to women who need it.

Resorse type Webpage: www.cepaim.org