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  • Description of the project: The project, implemented by WECF Germany & ARUWE, promotes affordable and decentralized renewable energy solutions with a gender perspective. Implemented technologies include biogas, briquettes (replacing firewood), off-grid photovoltaic systems and solar pumps for farming and household needs. 50 women and girls have benefitted from a“Female Energy Ambassadors” training with technical and practical information about renewable energies, their economic and ecological advantages and productive use. With this training, read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Uganda
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Rubaga, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda
  • Description of the project: Recognizing the need to amplify the voices of underrepresented women in National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes, the NAP Global Network has partnered with Lensational, a social enterprise whose mission is to empower women from marginalised groups and communities using photography. The project is providing participatory photography and storytelling training to women affected by climate change in Ghana and Kenya. Through visual stories, the trainees will communicate read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Kenya, Ghana
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Description of the project: This two-year project has  built the capacities of local women’s groups in Nigeria to advocate for gender responsive climate finance and actively engage in the Green Climate Fund’s evaluation processes. By training women on the fundamentals of climate finance and the GCF mechanism, the project facilitates women’s groups collaboration with Nigeria’s National Designated Authority, Direct Access Entities, and  GCF Readiness Support programs. It has contributed to read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Nigeria
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Lagos, Lagos Island, Lagos, 100242, Nigeria
  • Description of the project: The project is carried out in the indigenous Ecuadorian community of Eperara de Santa Rosa. Women’s groups organised themselves to reclaim their ancestral medicine culture, while strengthening their climate resilience. Based on a collective decision in favor of the community’s health, they decided to take their own actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They carried out a mapping process to identify medicinal plants for use read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Ecuador
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Quito, Pichincha, 17041, Ecuador
  • Description of the project: Since 2016, UEWCA has enhanced the climate resilience and livelihoods of over 49,000 women in rural communities of Ethiopia, with an integrated approach. Their capacities have been strengthened in climate mitigation and adaptation techniques, environmental protection strategies and income diversification. By implementing integrated agroecology -crop and livestock-, efficient stoves and watershed management, women have developed climate resilient, long-term sustainable development models. Knowledge of existing climate change read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Ethiopia
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Addis Ababa, Kirkos, Addis Ababa, 1138, Ethiopia