Pomeroon Trading designed and sponsored a Women’s Empowerment Seminar Series in Guyana. The workshop – held for 50 women from the community – included presentations on gender equality, entrepreneurship and accessing finance.
The seminar is part of the Women's Empowerment and Development Strengthening Project, an initiative to promote the socio-economic development of women by building an environment for social change in targeted rural areas.
In addition, there was cervical cancer screening services offered free of charge to all women. The project was run in conjunction with the Ministry for Social Protection and the Cancer Association of Guyana.
For more information, read media coverage of the event here