Signing a memorandum of understanding between the United Nations Development Programme and Senteurs d’Orient
The United Nations Development Programme Lebanon signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Private Sector company Senteurs d’Orient. This MoU aims at promoting women educational/training programs for income generation.
Senteurs d’Orient will be providing UNDP with 10% of its profits for a 7 years period (2011-2017) to support UNDP in implementing educational projects for Lebanese women throughout the country to focus on income generation, through among others training sessions on marketing of products, entrepreneurship and starting up businesses, and vocational trainings.
In turn, women will be empowered to implement and transfer their skills to other women in their respective regions.
Senteurs d’Orient is a Lebanese company that produces natural luxury soaps made in Lebanon, based on ancient Middle Eastern techniques. As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility policies Senteurs d’Orient donates proceeds for women education in Lebanon.