Programs

Women’s Incubation Services for Entrepreneurs II (WISE II)

Program Dates: August 2014 – Present

After the success of the Women’s Incubation Services for Entrepreneurs (WISE), TYO and PalTel Group Foundation (PGF) launched the Women’s Incubation Services for Entrepreneurs II (WISE II), a program that enhances women-led micro and small enterprises in marginalized areas in northern Palestine.

WISE II empowers high-potential Palestinian women through an innovative, holistic, and intensive business incubation. Through skills based training, coaching, and incubation, WISE II is a strategic multi-phase program to build the capabilities, confidence and access to capital for women entrepreneurs in Palestine.

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Through WISE II, TYO and PGF will:

  • Incubate over 20 innovative, sustainable, female-led businesses
  • Directly impact 35 women entrepreneurs
  • Reach high-potential women from disadvantaged, marginalized communities including refugee camps and villages throughout the North including Nablus, Jenin, Tulkarem, Qalqilya and Tubas
  • Connect businesswomen to apprenticeships with likeminded companies, professionals and organizations to increase their skills base