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Consultancy Opportunity for Local NGOs: Strengthening Economic Resilience of Women Garment Workers

CARE is an international development organization fighting global poverty with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring sustainable changes to their communities. CARE aims to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and to bring lasting change to the lives of poor and vulnerable people. Founded in 1945, today CARE works in over 100 countries around the globe. CARE has been working with Cambodians since 1973, with an office in Phnom Penh since 1991. Today, CARE focuses on empowering particularly marginalised and vulnerable women in Cambodia, including urban women who are marginalised by occupation, rural women who are denied multiple rights, and women and girls from ethnic minorities.

CARE’s aims to tackles the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and to bring lasting change to the lives of poor and vulnerable people by strengthening gender equality and women’s voices, promoting inclusive governance and increasing resilience. CARE has been working on governance and social accountability in poor and marginalized communities for over 10 years.

CARE, in partnership with Lululemon, will seek to provide dignified work for millions of garment workers in Asia through our evidence-based Made by Women strategy.

Lululemon’s funding will support CARE’s work in the garment/apparel sector and the surrounding communities to advance the economic empowerment for women workers by focusing on worker wellbeing. This contribution will provide flexible funding to CARE to enhance its Made by Women strategy. This will help women whose lives have been impacted by COVID-19, increasing worker wellbeing and providing access to essential services, health supports and income.


CARE has allocated a small grant for partnered LNGO to build the knowledge and skills of female garment in strengthening economic resilience during COVID19. Hence, the objective of this action is to select one cooperative LNGO partner for the next stage of project implementation. Importantly, CARE will work closely with selected LNGO partner and provide technical support mechanism and to ensure that the selected LNGO partner are competent in delivering training to 40 peer educators in raising awareness to female garment workers in the community.

Timeframe and budget: USD 60,000 for 13 months, September 2022 to September 2023.


Activity 1.1 deliver the Training of Trainer (TOT) training to 40 peer educators on set of core topics including:

  1. Social protection includes how to access National Social Security Fund (NSSF) benefits,

  2. Prevention of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Sexual Harassment (SH),

  3. Stress management and mental care,

  4. Financial literacy and decision-making,

  5. Facilitation and Communication skills.

  • Activity 1.2 support peer educator to deliver the awareness sessions to 2,500 workers in their communities and partnered factories. The awareness raising will cover the above topics. Each session will last approximately 3-4 hours at the accessible spaces within the communities where workers are living and in the target factory.

  • Activity 1.3 support flexibility of the worker organisation/group initiative to promote worker rights and economic resilience including 16 days campaign and workers to access the alternative opportunity including the jobs fair and digital jobs platforms, and social media groups.

  • Activity 1.4 organize quarterly dialogue with peer educators and stakeholders to reflect to share, challenges and learning.


  • Experience working in community development and garment sector,

  • Demonstrated experience capacity building, training and coaching,

  • Demonstrated capacity in documentation and reports,

  • Demonstrated program management and financial management,

  • Demonstrated report-writing skill,

  • Demonstrated capacity to monitoring, evaluation and learning.


For applicants who interested please submit your application included: (i) technical proposal and (ii) budget proposal to: or hand deliver the application to one of the addresses below before Thursday, 25 August 2022, 5pm local time.

Only reasonable operational costs will be considered. Submitted documents will not be returned.

Application form and TOR can be downloaded at:

Helpdesk service, please contact: Mr. Sokchan Phoeurn, 092 83 12 86;, at the latest by Monday 22 August 2022.


CARE International in Cambodia address:

Phnom Penh Head Office #91, Street 95, Sangkat Boeung Trabek , Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh.

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