Where we work
We Effect is a global organisation that is fighting poverty in 24 different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
Lobbyist award boosts grass root activists in Nairobi’s slum
KENYA: With the money and honor Rachael Mwikali, the first Lobbyist for Change winner, can do more in the fight for poor people’s rights in Kenya. Now she calls for nominations of other young people and women for this year’s prize. – It is a big gift to us. Most of the time we use […]
Coffee and gender equality give hope for the future
NICARAGUA. Antonieta Monzón and Victoria Talavera have worked for years in one of Nicaragua’s most important and male dominated industries – coffee production. Today, both are members of their coffee cooperative’s board, but the road there was long and winding. In the village of San Jerónimo, in Nicaragua’s northern mountain range, the inhabitants have lived […]
Empowering women to become leaders
Through a regional program launched by We Effect, hundreds of women from Guatemala in the north to Paraguay in the south, have received training through women’s schools. Women have become leaders not only of their organizations but also of their communities. − The women’s school has strengthened me as a woman, activist and a citizen. […]