The Women’s Economy Committee in Derik city has been able to accomplish many achievements and expand its projects in a short period of time.
With a large number of women workers, the Women’s Economic Committee was able to allocate an area of 17 hectares for the cultivation of onions, a hectare for garlic, 5 tons of onions to plant in the coming years, 20 hectares of irrigated wheat, a hectare of lettuce. The administration of Derik’s Women’s Economy Committee stated that the needs of the region will be met through organising these projects.
The Committee has been working on a project for planting all kinds of greens, onions, garlic and lettuce for some time.
The women begin farming first thing in the morning. This project provides job opportunities for more than 40 women, some of whom also live at the project site.