Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EQUALITY (WEE) SOCIETY
Location: Hubbards, Nova Scotia
Date: 2007-10-12
Value: $133,299.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: Fifty African-origin, Aboriginal, visible minority and immigrant women in two regions and three counties of Nova Scotia will participate in a women-centred community-based economic development (CED) initiative. This pilot project will improve the economic situation of diverse women in Nova Scotia by increasing the number participating in women-centred CED ventures. The mentorship aspect of this project and the training guide will provide a model that could be adapted to help women connect into the workforce in other rural Canadian communities.