The Palestinian Businesswomen's Association- Asala is a Palestinian non-governmental organization (NGO) that was first established in 1997 as the Center for Women's Economic Projects (CWEP) and registered under the current name in 2001. Asala's aim is to provide Palestinian women with the necessary skills and opportunities to successfully contribute to the advancement of their society on the basis of equal rights and access to resources and institutions. Originally known as a micro finance institution, Asala NGO has developed a variety of services since its foundation to enable women entrepreneurs make better use of economic opportunities. In 2014, Asala NGO separated itself from any micro finance operations due to a change in legislation. Today, the NGO focuses on contributing to women's empowerment by supporting its beneficiaries in the areas of capacity building, access to markets, and advocacy and lobbying for women's economic and social rights. Vision Asala envisions an entrepreneurial Palestinian woman that is capable and influential in a democratic society that adheres to social justice. Mission Asala is a Palestinian non-governmental organization that empowers women who have limited resources to realize their economic and social rights by using a holistic approach to development in accordance with their needs Strategic Objectives West Bank Office Ramallah / AL-Bireh, Al Mubadeen Street Alwa'ad Building, 2nd Floor Tel: +970 2 2400532, Fax: +970 2 2402433 Gaza Strip Office Al-Rimal, Al-Mina' Area, Habboush Street Dream Building, 2nd Floor Telefax: +970 8 2827165 www.asala-pal.org PR@asala-pal.org The Palestinian Businesswomen Association Asala
Address : Al-Bireh / Al-Mubadeen Street, Alwa'ad Bld. Second floor, 2316 ,Palestinian Authority
Adress email : email@example.com
Website : http://www.asala-pal.org/
This platform is part of the Axis 1 “Strengthening the capacities of equality actors” of the Priority Solidarity Fund “Women for the future in the Mediterranean” funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women’s Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.