Hawkari centre, a branch of Emma Organization for Human Development has started a new course on the 1st of July that will continue till October 2018.
The course will include teaching English, Kurdish languages, science and math) for a number of women in Hawkari area in Erbil province.
Women have expressed their enthusiasm to learn new subjects and to help them teach their children as well.
Hawkari Center is run by Emma Organization for Human Development. As the center was handed over by the Ministry of Education in 2015 to Emma Organization as it was suffering from a lack of educational and cultural services among women and young girls in the area. However, Emma Organization has now transformed the center into a safe place and a place where women learn new skills and further their skills into financial support.
The center also delivers free courses in literacy, sewing, social activities and awareness sessions on different subjects. The beneficiaries are all women of the surrounding areas including IDPs and refugee women who are currently residing there.