The Association for the Improvement of Women’s Status in Lakia was the first recognized Bedouin non-profit organization in the Negev. The Association was founded by Bedouin women with the goal of empowering Bedouin women and children to attain equality through the improvement of their economic, educational and social status.
They have three major goals:
In addition to the thriving home-centered embroidery industry the association raises awareness of medical issues, education and pre-natal care.
The organisation also operates a mobile library and a leadership training program for teenage girls.
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