Week 2: She Builds: Economies

The theme of the second week of the campaign is She Builds: Economies. 

Go to the Devex campaign site to see the feature articles for this week of the campaign

UNOPS is featuring the Rural Access Improvement Project, which seeks to empower women by including them in construction work aimed at improving access to food, education and health services in remote regions of Afghanistan. Read more

Reducing poverty in Myanmar

The Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) was set up to help reduce poverty in Myanmar.

LIFT's activities focus on increasing food availability and income for two million beneficiaries. The programme has also provided training to more than 55,000 people (60 percent women), and has given more than 20,000 people (78 percent women) access to credit. 
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Watch the LIFT project video: Poverty and hunger reduction in Myanmar