Our Objectives

The objectives of Hayaat Women Trust are as follows:

To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by working with African women residing in Wales who are socially excluded on the ground of their ethnic origin or gender, to relieve their needs and to 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.

Examples of our work in this area include the following projects: Mental Health Improvement Provision, Maternal Health Education Project. 

Providing workshops, forum, advocacy and general support to raise their awareness’ of the existing health providers’ services, empower and promote their health rights.

Examples of our work in this area include the following projects: Young Mothers in Mind Project, Hygiene and Sanitation Project.

Raising public awareness of the health issues affecting them by planning and delivering the educational programme, training sessions, workshops and seminars for health services workers.

Examples of our work in this area include the following projects: World Mental Health Day Event, Health and Wellbeing Awareness Project.

Coordinating 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.

Examples of our work in this area include the following projects: Anti-poverty projects, Young Mother’s in Mind Mentoring.

To develop a link and partnership working with partner organisations in the Horn of Africa in relation to improve the lives of African women and to provide training sessions and support to the health workers in Africa to improve the health and well-being of women in Africa.

Examples of our work in this area include the following projects: Hygiene and Sanitation Project, World Mental Health Day Event.

Promote and carry out or assist in promoting and carrying out research and surveys and publish results thereof.

Examples of our work in this area include the following projects: BME women’s writing project, Umbrella Programme.