The REDES Project

A National Girls' Empowerment Network Created by PCVs in Mozambique

About our Groups November 21, 2009

REDES currently has over 50 local groups spread across all ten provinces of Mozambique. Local groups can choose to pursue a variety of interests, but all groups focus on the core REDES goals of health, education, and development.

REDES Community Service

Community Service
Young women organize and lead activivities that emphasize the importance of youth in community development.


Income Generation Project

Income Generation
Young women learn the basic principles of income generation by participating in jewelry-making, cooking, agriculture, and sewing projects.

Culture, Arts, and Sports

Culture, Arts, and Sports
Young women form sports teams, choirs, theater groups, and art clubs in order to improve their skills in an empowering environment.

Vocational Taining

Vocational Training
Young women learn public speaking, computer literacy, and other skills that will prepare them for successful careers.


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