Job vacancy with We Effect: Program Officer – Tanzania

juli 6, 2017 · No comments

Are you ambitious, self-driven and results oriented?  Are you motivated working for an organization which upholds equality for all and works to change the situation of people living in poverty?  If this description fits you the position as a program officer will suit you. The job…

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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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Human Rights defender Berta Cáceres honored by We Effect

juli 6, 2016 · No comments

During the award ceremony for ”Lobbyist For Change” in Swedish Almedalen, human rights defender Berta Cáceres received an honorable mention. The award ”Lobbyist For Change” was given to Rachael Mwikali Mueni, a grassroots activist from Nairobi, fighting for the rights of young women. Members of the…

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Activist from Nairobi wins new lobbyist award

juli 4, 2016 · No comments

We Effect’s first Lobbyist for Change award goes to 24-year-old Rachael Mwikali Mueni, grassroots activist from Nairobi, for her fight for the human rights of young women. The award was handed over to Rachael Mwikali Mueni, representing theorganisation Coalition for Grassroots Human Rights Defenders, on 5 July…

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4th Gender Equality for Sustainable Development Conference

juni 23, 2016 · No comments

Theme: Financial Inclusion for Gender Justice, Women Empowerment and Sustainable Development. Venue: Hilton hotel, Nairobi, Kenya Dates: 27 – 29 September 2016 Women and youth continue to face challenges in their efforts to access financial products and services for their economic development. Limited access to other capital assets and…

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