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How does FATIMA project work?

FATIMA has worked by implementing a six-step process in order to reduce isolation and barriers amongst migrant women in the four countries in which it is being delivered:

Engagement

Each co-applicant has created publicity material to engage the target participant in the programme. A Personal Development Plan has been produced to access the baseline needs of the beneficiaries.

Language classes

The women have been assigned to the appropriate level of language class following the assessment by the tutor. The language programme has embedded themes of integration and living in the host country. 

Civic Knowledge

The women have been discovering the local community and attend various activities and workshops, including visiting the doctor, trips to key cultural venues, seminars on the education system etc.

Mentoring

Each co-applicant has selected volunteer mentors to match each beneficiary. The role of the mentor focuses on supporting the well-being of the women and helping them to fulfil their potential through unearthing their aspirations and goals and encouraging them to work towards these.

Employability support

The volunteer/work sessions have been arranged and 65 volunteering or work experience has been completed by beneficiaries, providing them with an opportunity to secure permanent work in the future.

Dissemination of learning to policymakers

The project has been disseminated amongst EU, national and local level policymakers in order to influence policies on the integration of migrants into the EU.

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