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Bakery, flower shop and beauty salon – women opened new businesses in Iraqi Kurdistan with PCPM’s aid

Forty local women took part in business courses organized by the Polish Center for International Aid (PCPM) in Sheikhan in northern Iraq. 19 out of 40 workshop participants opened their own new businesses in the city.

Thanks to the PCPM Foundation, women in Iraq are setting off with their business activities

The women's economic activation program, run by the PCPM Foundation, is an important initiative not only for the residents of our municipality but also for our entire community, according to the chairman of the Shekhan municipality in Iraqi Kurdistan, Khalid Nermo Zedo. Thanks to the Polish Center for International Aid project, 19 women will receive funding to start businesses.