Having a baby outside of marriage presents many difficulties for mothers. Although in recent years people have started to talk more openly about mothers without family support and strategies to assist them, these mothers still face condemnation, abuse and rejection from their families and local communities, regardless of the reason for their pregnancy. Many come under pressure to abandon their children and it is common for a pregnant single woman to end up in prostitution or begging.
This project aims to encourage, support and empower mothers without family support. Through training and livelihood projects these women have better opportunities for their future and can live a dignified life with professional and social (re)integration.