Stories of Change

IMPACT STORIES OF OUR WOMEN2030 PROJECT

In 2016, WEP, in collaboration with other partners – WECF International, Global Forest Coalition, APWLD – Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development and Gender and Water Alliance- with financial support from the European Commission commenced implementation of the project – “Women CSOs networking to realize the SDGs, also known as the Women2030 project” in 62 countries. The aim of the project was to ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals were implemented in a gender-sensitive manner with the involvement of...

CHANGE STORY: Mentorship Programme In Communities

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) is building the capacities of young people to become more resilient to radicalization to violent extremism by enhancing their sense of belonging and self-worth. WEP is effectively instilling a sense of purpose and providing guidance to these youths through monthly mentorship sessions in their communities. These meetings provide a platform for mentees to engage, learn, share knowledge and experiences from their everyday lives. They are imparted with skills and knowledge to build a purposeful life and...

NIMC KATSINA OFFICE HAS GONE GREEN

  The National Identity Management Commission’s office (NIMC) Katsina State has gone green. The office once devoid of trees now has different species of trees growing in its surrounding. On the 17th of October 2018, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) collaborated with MURNA Foundation with support from Trees for Cities and planted different species of trees at NIMC office in Katsina town, Katsina State to beautify the environment and address land degradation. One year after, our team was at NIMC office yesterday,...

SOCIAL JUSTICE FOR WIDOWS

  Women Environmental Programme (WEP)  through the Women2030 sub-grants supported Community Agriculture and Environmental Protection Association CAEPA Cameroon to implement an action that aimed to prevent inhumane treatment of widows and guarntee their rights in Bali Chamba communities in Cameroon’s North West region. The project advocated against this inhumane treatment of widows among traditional and religious institutions and government, and strengthened the advocacy capacity of widows to engage to ensuring their rights. According to CAEPA Cameroon,...

IMPACT OF VOLUNTEER AND MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME

  WEP volunteers look on during a mentorship session When we launched the WEP Volunteer and Mentorship programme in 2018, little did we know it will record such impacts as it has today . We were inspired by WEP’s new vision of “a world where the lives of women and youth around the globe are positively transformed” in her 2018-2028 strategic plan and decided to create a programme that will lead to positive transformation of lives of youths. This birthed the WEP Volunteer and Mentorship programme...