On March 30th, Wertane returned from visiting her parents with her two young children, and a neighbour told her Nabil had departed the previous evening.
What Nabil didn’t know—and neither did she—was that she was pregnant. The older children are nine and five, and Wertane feeds them by giving occasional lessons.
But now that three years have passed since Nabil paid a trafficker to take him on a boat from Sfax in Tunisia to Italy, she is less sure.
Three years since the evening of March 29th 2011, she says, is too long.
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Each winner received seed funds to help her launch or expand her business.
Profiles of the WES Business Award winners are listed by WES Center: Najoua Trabelsi’s dream is to run a French restaurant in downtown Kef since the culture of Tunisia is heavily rooted in French traditions. The WES center supported Najoua by providing her with training in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Financial Education.
She lives in two small rooms and would not survive, she explains, without help from her parents and Nabil’s brother. Wertane lives in El Kabariya, a poor suburb of Tunis, where electricity cables sag across the dusty streets and many of the buildings are half-built or derelict."Women — in the Middle East specifically — face oppression but it is due to culture not religion," she added."People often mix the two and say the cultural practices are religious practices. The winners are emerging and established women entrepreneurs who benefited from training and coaching at 12 WES Centers for Women’s Business Development across Tunisia.Search hotels with nightclubs in Sfax to experience the city after hours or choose a hotel with a low-key bar for a nightcap after a day of adventures.What’s more, when you book here with us, you’ll rest easy knowing you received the lowest rate around on your hotel.