Not simply business as usual20 February 2019
Money For Jam was developed by Per Capita as an empowerment program that encourages economic participation of older women by fostering self-confidence and helping them to establish micro-enterprises. The approach was informed by co-design workshops with 13 older women who had experienced homelessness.
The pilot in 2017 was a joint project with Women’s Housing, Fitted for Work and En Masse, and involved two service delivery modes: class-based learning and an interactive mobile app.
This study commissioned by Per Capita from the Brotherhood of St Laurence examined the pilot and its impacts, and produced suggestions for program development and policy advocacy.
Read the report Not simply business as usual: insights from Money For Jam, a micro-enterprise initiative for older women (PDF, 490 KB)