Who we are

TWIN Was founded in the year 2000. a regional-based local non-governmental organization committed to women’s freedom, human dignity and self-reliance.

TWIN exists to serve young women, girls and children victimized by sexual exploitation, oppression, lack of opportunity,  injustice and violent conflict within the conflict and post-conflict countries.

 TWIN envisions, women and children living freely in peace, in respect of their rights and dignity.

TWIN Aim:  Is to  promote,  Defend,  and Sustained Women and Children Rights

 TWIN’s mission: Is to design and implement programs that will help minimize poverty, curtail all forms of violence and impunity against women and their children, and to make them self-sufficient

TWIN  empower women to be self-sufficient, which is one of the steps to reduce the impact of STIs, HIV/AIDS, and violence conflict and poverty rate.

To increase the understanding of vulnerable women & girls  who are at the margin of society and to try and find creative ways to prevent gender-based violence, female genital mutilation and sexual exploitation.

TWIN provides  Micro & Professional Skills Training, literacy,    Agriculture( Vegetable crops), Social Counseling. Health Counseling, Legal Aid Clinic, Health Testing & Treatment center,  Conflict Management,  Child Protection and Education,

Achievement:

TWIN got its sovereignty of operations in the Forest Region from the Guinean authority on August 09, 2002

From 2002 to 2007  TWIN’s outreach activities benefit more than 12,000 women & girls, including sex workers, adolescents and unaccompanied minors. More than 3,000 people have been trained.

More than 1,149 women & girls have received grants for self-sustainability in vocational/marketable skills-training activities, namely, tailoring, baking,  soap-making, hairdressing, carpentry, cane work (arts and crafts), embroidery, interior decoration,   tie-dye &  batik.

From 2007 to 2011.  9,799 vulnerable women & girls again benefited TWIN’s outreach activities.  1,700  beneficiaries has been reintegrated and  8,099 trained women & girls who are not yet  reintegrated.

TWIN received the 2007 Voices of Courage Award from the Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children in New York, U.S.A. for her courageous and heroic background in the face of adversity and tireless work in promoting livelihoods in conflict situations in Guinea