I Intervention name

Handicrafts Training for Young Girls in Rafah

II Region & Country

III Scope and Type of the Intervention

A – What services are provided by this Intervention?

1. Skills Training Services

1.1. Services provided in a non-formal context

1.2. Services provided in a formal context

1.3. Other services and incentives for skills training

2. Entrepreneurship Promotion

3. Employment Services and other Cross-cutting Services

4. Services in the context of subsidized employment

5. Reforms of Labour Market Regulations and (anti-discrimination) Legislation

B – Based on the services you identified above, what would you say are the main categories of the Intervention?

Main categories of the Intervention

Secondary categories of the Intervention

IV Description of the Intervention

A – Nature/Objective of the Intervention

The intervention aims to help young Bedouin girls learn how to make a handicraft of doing carpets to secure money for living. It mainly targeted low-income girls with little chance of finding employment to help them find work and have their own income.

B – Labor market barriers/failures to be addressed by the Intervention

C – Description of the Intervention

The intervention builds the capacity of Bedouin women in using natural dyes in making hand-made rugs. It involves workshop sessions on how to apply the natural dyes and how to extract them from the flora of Sinai. It also includes training sessions in the finishing of the product and delivering it.

V Status of the Intervention

Completed

VI Timing

Year when the Intervention started

2008

Year when the Intervention finished

2010

B – Average duration of the Intervention per cohort / round / batch

3 months

VII Beneficiaries

A – Age group targeted by the Intervention

All ages but mainly young people

B – Age bracket of beneficiaries

From: 18 to: 45

C – Total number of beneficiaries of the Intervention

120

D – Average number of beneficiaries per round or batch

20

E – Primary location of the Intervention

Rural

F – Gender considerations

The Intervention targets primarily women

G – Disability considerations

Disability is not a criterion for participation in the Intervention

H – Ethnic considerations

Ethnicity is not a criterion for participation in the Intervention

I – Targeting of the Intervention towards low income individuals

The Intervention targets primarily low income individuals

J – Targeting of the Intervention towards individuals with low education or out of school

Education level level is not a criterion for participation in the Intervention

K – Targeting of the Intervention towards individuals at risk

Being at risk is not a criterion for participation in the Intervention

VIII Implementation

A – Implementing agency, name/s

El-Gora Community Development Association and Al-Ra'eda Association - Rafah

A 1. Implementing agency Type/s:

B – Main source/s of financing of the Intervention

IX Evaluation information

A – Type of evaluation available on the Intervention

Basic descriptive information

B – Period covered by this evaluation

Initial year:
Last year:

C – Results of the evaluation in terms of process

D – Evaluation design

E – Does the evaluation have a baseline survey?

E – Baseline survey sample size

F – As of today, does the evaluation have a follow-up survey?

G – Period between the end of the intervention AND the follow-up survey

H – Outcome indicators:

I – Results of the evaluation in terms of net impact

X Costs

A – Total and Unit costs

B – General information on costs of the Intervention

Specific information on costs to society

Specific information on costs to government

Specific information on costs to beneficiaries

B – General information on net benefit

Specific information on the cost-benefit to society

Specific information on the cost-benefit to government

Specific information on the cost-benefit to beneficiaries

D – Cost-benefit analysis, net result?

There is no analysis of cost-benefit

XI Quality of the Intervention

There is not enough evidence to make an assessment.

XII Sources of Information

(1) ILO Egypt Youth Employment Mapping (2013)
(2) Further information provided by El-Gora Community Development Association in phone interview (2013)