Where we work
We Effect is a global organisation that is fighting poverty in 24 different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
A dynamic youth school produces the leaders of tomorrow
The participants’ laughter and chatter is heard from afar; it is clear that something exciting is about to happen. The youth school of the Project for Integral Economic Empowerment of Rural Mayan Women (PODEEIR) in Guatemala is about to start its third learning module. Around 30 youths from all over Guatemala have been chosen to […]
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 […]
“Moving to our new house helped me leave those bad memories behind”
UGANDA: It is not about the roof and the walls. It is about improving living conditions and defending rights. The housing situation in Eastern Africa is alarming where 6 out of 10 of the urban population live in informal settlements. Hamidah Nantume used to be one of them. This is her story. “Where I was […]