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Women Empowerment Initiative (WEIN), formerly known as Women in Nigeria (WIN) Bauchi was established in 1985.

The major strategies adopted by WIN for improving the status of women as a marginalized group was advocacy and sensitization on their rights, and also advocate to the policy makers to recognize women right especially in governance or decision-making.

However in pursuance of this noble course, Bauchi branch began to realize that the challenge is enormous as advocacy and sensitization were not enough to bring the desired change in the conditions of women particularly the rural women, hence the need to change to Women Empowerment Initiative with goals Objective and Motto.

Consequently, WEIN Bauchi started thinking of ways to better the condition of these women so that they can stand on their own. Read More


National Civil Society Network On Water And Sanitation (NEWSAN)
WASH Media Network
Bauchi State Women’s NGOs’ Coalition
Civil Society Action Coalition On Education For All (CSACEFA)
West African Network For Peace (WANEP)
Bauchi Human Rights Network (BAHRN)
Bauchi State Network Of Civil Societies (BASNEC)
Association Of OVC NGO In Nigeria (AONN)
Civil Society for Cancer Eradication in Nigeria (CiSCANEN)


AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (ADF), USA:- Through Diamond Development Initiative Kano.  It was a five year project from 2002, - 2007.

Nature of Activities:  Empowering rural women through the provision of micro – credit services.

  View Project Coverage and Outcome  

- Governance

Enhanced status and participation of women in decision making at all levels.

- Agriculture/Economic Empowerment

Improved capacity of disadvantaged women to earn and control income as a means of enhancing their living standard and those of their families in WEIN target communities.

- Education

Increased access of women, girls, vulnerable and out of school children to formal and informal education through strategic engagement and provision of support to target groups.

- Health

Improved health status of women, children and youth in target communities through access to quality health information and service.

- WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene)

Improved living standard of families through increased access in WASH services and information.

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