WOMEN AND GIRLS’ EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE
“Culture does not make people. People make culture. If it is true that the full humanity of women is not our culture, then we can and must make it our culture.”
Women and Girls Empowerment Initiative(WGEI) is a non-governmental, non-religious, non political and non-profit making organization with special interest in the empowerment of girls and women to contribute in transforming the society positively and impacting a positive change. It provides programs and services that meets the needs and challenges of socially and economically disadvantaged women and girls, and prepares them for personal, career, and economic success.
Good practice policies and initiatives on gender equalityTo see that all girls and young women, regardless of ethnicity, income level or social status, are nutured and empowered to reach their fullest potential.
To educate and empower socially and economically disadvantaged women and girls to make healthy choices in every aspect of their lives by providing personal growth and development services through one-on-one and group mentoring, workshops and career development programs.
To develop and implement programmes aimed at improving the standards of living of their communities through sustainable use of the environment and the available resources.
To empower women and young girls economically and educationally to enable them participate in development activities, initiate the community to advocate for support and education of girls, to increase enrollment of girls in school, to change the life of poor women and their families through revolving fund provision and empower their households economically.