The latest blogs from Aide et Action staff and partners around the world.



In Burkina Faso, thanks to vocational training, women are building bigger businesses

Aide et Action’s Training in the Service of Feminine Leadership (FORSELF) project in Ouagadougou, West Africa, enables women previously deprived of education to train for a trade and develop better income-generating activities. Mariam and Adama are two project participants who can attest in the project’s power to transform lives.


International Women’s Day: Women’s rights threatened by COVID-19

2020 should have been a year of celebration of the rights obtained for women over the past two decades. Instead, it will be remembered as the year of one of the greatest human rights setbacks; the year that the COVID-19 pandemic caused health, economic and social crises, of which women were the first to be impacted by.


In India, new professional skills offer Susana a new lease of life

After dropping out of school prematurely and struggling to raise her son on her own, Susana decided to change her life. Through aesthetic training, provided by an Aide et Action program, she was able to open her own beauty parlour and earn enough money to support her family. Now, Susana plans to help others by giving them the same training she received, demonstrating the power of education to transform lives.