Strong at work

making participation possible

The fka offers a low-threshold service for women.  According to their abilities, career prospects are developed which are family portable and can be realised.

Target group: Mothers with migration and flight experience

“Strong at work – making participation possible” is aimed at mothers (regardless of the age of the children) with a refugee and/or migration background who live in the city of Karlsruhe and receive ALG II benefits. Rudimentary knowledge of German is required. The offer is also suitable for female language course graduates.

The aims of the project are:

  • Improvement of linguistic, professional and social competence.
  • Promotion of initiative, self-management and long-term career planning.
  • Placement in employment, training or a professional qualification.


Module overview

Within the framework of the project, participants complete four modules over a period of approximately six months. During the entire duration of the project, socio-pedagogical support is provided.

Module 1: Vocational language course to improve German language skills

Module 2: Professional and personal activation

Module 3: Support of the family environment

Module 4: Placement in internships

Child supervision for small children is offered free of charge if required.


The ESF federal programme “Strong at work – mothers with a migration background get in” is supported by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and the European Social Fund. The local cooperation partner is the Jobcenter Stadt Karlsruhe. A cooperation agreement exists with the Business Network International (BNI) Chapter Fächer and the International Federation (IB) e.V. Baden.



Yassmin Dawallu-Pöhler

mobile phone: 0157/7194 3156
office phone: 0721/964 948 96

Course hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 1pm


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