Hayaat Women Trust is an African women-led organization established in part to support women in our local community to access main stream services; it has been formed to improve the lives of African women.
- To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by working with African women residing inWales who are socially excluded on the ground of their ethnic origin or gender, to meet their needs and assist them to integrate into society, in particular by:
- Providing health and well-being information, advice, education and training to support and enable them to increase access to quality health and clinical services
- Providing workshops, forum, advocacy and general support to raise their awareness of the existing health providers’ services, empower and promote their health rights.
- Raising public awareness of the health issues affecting them by planning and delivering educational programme, training sessions, workshops and seminars for health services workers.
- Co-ordinating opportunities for them to engage with health and education services providers (voluntary and statutory), to enable those providers to adapt services to better meet their needs.
- To develop a link and partnership working with partner organisations in the Horn of Africa in relation to improving the lives of African women and to provide trainings sessions and support to the health workers in Africa to improve the health and well-being of women in Africa.
- Promote and carry out or assist in promoting and carrying out research and surveys and publish results thereof.
We run regular drop in sessions, offering advice, information to the new comers to access local health and education facilities. We hold regular consultations with service users in Cardiffspecially in Star Community First areas, also we organise grassroots community education on a range of health and education, we recently held different health awareness events, tailor made short education courses and training programmes, we liaise with health service providers in the area, we also liase with Univerities and other adult education providers to arrange classes for the local women .