Women and Girls’ Empowerment, WOGE Project

About the WOGE project

The WOGE Project was a joint four year project of the Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) and Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW), funded by Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It was implemented in selected communities of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

Main objective

To contribute to poverty reduction by strengthening women’s and girls’ voices for economic self-reliance in the East Africa region.

Outcomes

  • Women and girls developed the knowledge and skills to ably influence decisions on their economic reliance.
  • Effective collective action at local level to improve economic self reliance.
  • Women and girls utilized available information to improve their economic self reliance.
  • Improved regulatory framework and business services for economic self reliance.

Lead party: Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI)

The Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO), sub-regional civil society organization established in 1996. For more information, visit EASSI at a Glance.

Partner: Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW)

Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW) is an international development and advocacy organization that empowers young people and communities in low and middle income countries by addressing the issues of population dynamics and by improving health as a way to achieve sustainable development. DSW’s offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda implement community level projects and advocacy activities in partnership with civil society organizations (CSOs) and government institutions.

For more information, check out their website: DSW-Online

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