Full legal name of organisation in native language

Kretingos moterų informacijos ir mokymo centras

Name of organisation in English language

Kretinga Women Information and Training Centre

Acronym WITC (angliškai) Kretingos Moterų IMC (lietuviškai)
Country Lithuania
Country code LT
Organisation address Vilniaus st. 8
Last and first name of the contact person

Benikiene Snieguolė

Title and position in the organisation Director
Phone (include country and area codes)


Fax (include country and area codes) 370-58-78980
E-mail address


Home page address  

Type of organisation (legal status, main areas and type of activity)

Local organisation (public, non-governmental organisation).
The objective of this organisation is to support unemployed and social marginalized women in the rural area, to change their potential to improve their social economic position.

Size of organisation, in terms of the total number of personnel (use full-time equivalents)

One full time employees; two part time employees; from ten to fifteen volunteers.

Evidence of experience of the organisation of the women’s employment issues and experience in international co-operation

Kretinga Women Information and Training Centre is working in the field of women social, economic issues.

Directions: educational, training, consultation, social welfare, self-help, informative, publishing, academic, club, cultural.

Publications and events: establishing support groups for women in rural areas; establishing a counselling agency; basic training in psychology; English language and business project "Self empowerment and encouraging activity among rural women"; Mothers and daughters communication skills school: Business fair "Woman and Business"; "Integration of children from asocial or single-parent families" in co-operation with Kretinga M.Valanciaus public library.

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