Promoting the Central Role of Women
in Clean Energy Entrepreneurship, Addressing both Energy Poverty
and Climate Change.
We envision a world where women are free of energy poverty and lead the change they need. Partner with us to become a powerful force for progress in the sector.
The Issue of Our Time
2.7 billion people
rely on inefficient cooking and heating practices
5 hours a day
spent by women collecting fuel for cooking.
of all climate changing black carbon arises from inefficient cooking and lighting.
We Build Evidence
Women must play an important role in accelerating the adoption of clean energy technologies.
We Share Best Practices
A partnership approach is needed to address seemingly intractable issues such as energy poverty.
Prioritizing women’s leadership in clean energy entrepreneurship is investing in our future.
Women and Youth trained
People with improved access to clean energy technologies
Green House Gas (GHG) reduction (in tonnes)
Partner Spotlight: Practical Action Eastern Africa
Practical Action Launched the WEEWorks Campaign, to Advance the Global Agenda for Gender and Energy
Practical Action and the Sustainable Community Development Services (SCODE) with support from ENERGIA International designed a national public awareness campaign called Women Economic Empowerment Works (WEEWorks) to elevate critical issues on energy poverty and gender and to highlight women’s economic empowerment.
Launched in March 2017, the WEEWorks campaign targets 2 million Kenyans and will ensure that the implementation of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) process in Kenya integrates clear gender objectives.