Highlight of the Month

passy with women in BKV

Action and Development Initiatives to protect women and children or AIDPROFEN association, is a nonprofit organisation based in Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The AIDPROFEN association campaigns to promote Congolese women's rights in North Kivu. read more...

Interview of the Month


Dr. Doroty Okello is the Coordinator of Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET), established in 2000, with a mission to promote and support the use of information and communication technologies by women and women organizations in Uganda. read more....

Video of the Month

Tanzania: Take On: Sustainable Energy African Women Turn Manure Into Opportunity

Source: World Bank
For poor families, firewood used for cooking take away a very large portion of their incomes. It's financial hardship. But all that's changed for Judith and her family. In Tanzania, this woman turns manure into an opportunity. HOW? She is using dung from cows to make an alternative fuel: biogas! Watch how her life has been transformed -- and learn why a program that encourages women to invest in sustainable energy is benefiting entire communities. End Poverty? Take it On!

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