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  • Description of the project: The Umbrella Cooperative, consisting of WECF and its Georgian partners, facilitate the development of gender-responsive energy cooperatives as a sustainable, inclusive and successful business model to ensure safe provision of renewable energy. Local energy cooperatives offer technical and financial advice, together with the installation of sustainable climate technologies (solar collectors, efficient cookstoves). The Umbrella Cooperative produces energy solutions, develops marketing support material, and guaranties high quality read more…

    Years: 2017
    Countries: Georgia
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Finka, 4, Slava Metreveli st, Didube, Didube-Chugureti Raion, Tbilisi, 0154, Georgia
  • Description of the project: CECAD empowers over 300 ethnic Muong women of the Hoa Binh province in Northern Vietnam to switch to organic agriculture and improve their climate resilience. Trainings focus on identifying and protecting native plant species, reducing chemical inputs and setting up a Participatory Guarantee System (PGS-certification) via an organic farmer support group, in order to ensure customer trust. Start-up Clubs were set up to train 30 women read more…

    Years: 2019
    Countries: Vietnam
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Description of the project: EG builds women-led clean energy distribution networks that deliver life improving  products (e.g. solar lanterns and home systems; efficient appliances) to energy poor rural communities. Targeting rural women who own and run their own business, or work as door-to-door sales agents, EG builds their capacity through training and business support. Women are trained on how to run successful businesses, distribute clean energy solutions, and become leaders read more…

    Years: 2017
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States of America
  • Description of the project: This small scale project (70 beneficiaries) focuses on experiential learning, peer-to-peer mentorship and hands-on field visits, fostering curiosity and learning. It aims to support the inclusion of young women in higher training for agriculture and sustainable food value chains in South Africa. It provides information about study and entrepreneurship opportunities for lifelong careers in agriculture and sustainable livelihoods; strives to remove the negative image of agriculture read more…

    Years: 2017
    Countries: South Africa
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch Local Municipality, Cape Winelands District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Description of the project: In Aceh, in a poor coastal village, men go out to sea for days to catch fish, while women add to the family income by collecting oysters around the village. Through training and awareness raising of local women on the importance of restoring mangrove forests, the project manages to secure increased household income and mitigate climate change. With a long-term focus, the practical training looks at read more…

    Years: 2017
    Countries: Indonesia
    Type of Solution: transformational
    Aceh, Pajar Bulan, Lahat, South Sumatra, Indonesia