Economic Empowerment is one of the seven thematic work areas of Life Builders Initiative. In collaboration with a Catholic Mission- Missionary Sisters of our Lady of Apostles (OLA), an economic empowerment center- ‘MARIA CENTER’ was born in March 2016. It started as a vocational training for internally displaced and other vulnerable women @ Camp David in Area 1 IDP camp. So far, 104 Women have been empowered with economically viable skills such as beads making, soap making and commercial catering.
By Sabina Onuorah