Is your initiative financially and organizationally sustainable? If not, what is required to make it so? What is the potential demand for your innovation?
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How is your initiative currently financed? If available, provide information on your finances and organization that could help others. Please list: Annual budget, annual revenue generated, size of part-time, full-time and volunteer staff.
The house is devoted to the provision of a viable working and social life to single women and their children. Through the restaurant, a street bar and a beauty shop, a provisional job is offered to single women experiencing financial difficulties. Work is assured until a woman has found independent means to make a living. Children are offered schooling all through high school. Women who leave the house are offered a possibility to leave their children there, who will receive an education at no cost. All schooling is financed by private donations.
What is your plan to expand your approach? Please indicate where/how you would like to grow or enhance your innovation, or have others do so.
What are the main barriers you encounter in managing, implementing, or replicating your innovation? What barriers keep your program from having greater impact?
Try to ask a friend where Benin is. She may guess the continent, but it's rare to find someone who is able to locate it on the map.