New warehouse facilitates school meals in Malawi

september 13, 2017 · No comments

The construction of a new warehouse in Mangochi, Malawi, will enable smallholder farming enterprises to prosper in the years to come. It will also be of important support for the Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in the area – ensuring nutritious meals for the local…

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Do Kenyan coffee farmers accept solar technology?

augusti 31, 2017 · No comments

A new study finds coffee cooperative members in Kenya positive about solar technology but wishing for more knowledge and reasonable installment solutions to make investments. We asked Sabina Oehme, who conducted the study together with Emma Levison, more about the results. The purpose of your study,…

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Job vacancy with We Effect: Fund-Raising Liaison Officer for Eastern Africa

augusti 31, 2017 · No comments

We Effect is recruiting a Fund-Raising Liaison Officer for the regional office in Eastern Africa. As a regional Fund Raising Liaison Officer you are a staff member of the We Effect Marketing department at the head office in Stockholm. Since the workplace is located at the…

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Cambodian lobbyist can be awarded Swedish prize

augusti 29, 2017 · No comments

Cambodian Tola Moeun, who has lobbied against unfair wages in H&M’s factories, is shortlisted for a Swedish lobbying award. The award was founded by the NGO We Effect, and the former Prime Minister of Sweden, Ingvar Carlsson, and the former Archbishop of the Church of Sweden,…

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Women’s economic empowerment – key to sustainable development

maj 15, 2017 · No comments

Given women’s large presence in the agricultural workforce worldwide, empowering women is key – not only to the well-being of individuals, families and rural communities, but also to overall economic productivity. This was one of the conclusions of the We Effect regional conference on women’s economic…

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Planting trees for a brighter future

mars 20, 2017 · No comments

Meet Juliana Ngeno, a small-scale tree nursery operator in Kenya. Together with FAO We Effect works to strengthen small-scale forest and farm producer organisations to access markets and improve the livelihoods of their members. Julian is among those who now invest in forestry. This is her…

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Lobbyist award boosts grass root activists in Nairobi’s slum

januari 16, 2017 · No comments

With the money and honor Rachael Mwikali, the first Lobbyist for Change winner, can do more in the fight for poor people’s rights in Kenya. Now she calls for nominations of other young people and women for this year’s prize. –  It is a big gift…

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External evaluation of We Effects programme in Southeast Asia – call for proposals

november 21, 2016 · No comments

External evaluation of We Effects programme in Southeast Asia – call for proposals We Effect is implementing the programme “Strengthening member-based organisations to fight poverty and injustice in rural areas” in Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar. We are now seeking to evaluate the programme. Please find Terms…

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New Call to Action: Give women and youth in Eastern Africa access to financial services

november 9, 2016 · No comments

We Effect’s annual conference on gender equality and sustainable development in Eastern Africa leads to a call for financial services to become real for women, youth and Persons with Disabilities. Financial inclusion is an important factor for improving women’s economic empowerment, fighting poverty and promoting sustainable…

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We Effect at the UN to share views on rights in Uganda

oktober 14, 2016 · No comments

In November Uganda’s human rights record will be reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council. We Effect and partners have been to Geneva to notice the UN and other stakeholder on the rights issues we see on the ground. The major human rights issues in Uganda…

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