Tag Archives: Women’s Empowerment

Launch of Publication on “Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States”

November 19, 2015 | By

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will be launching its publication on Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States during the ECOWAS side-event at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) twenty-first Session of Conference of Parties (COP), on 2 December 2015, in Paris, France. According to the… Read More »

He for she on leading women’s empowerment through renewable energy access for productive uses

November 5, 2015 | By
Mbolo Association

I am proud of my decision: returning to my homeland, The Gambia, to give back to my community. In 2003, I migrated with my family from the small coastal village of Tujereng in The Gambia to Torrelles de Llobregat in Catalonia, Spain. While I remained strongly tied to my roots and values from my home country, I did… Read More »

Rwandan couple joins forces to provide their community with energy services

June 11, 2015 | By
GVEP International

An entrepreneur in Eastern Rwanda, that received training in business development and renewable energy technologies from GVEP, is coaching his wife to take on their solar phone charging business and barber shop. When Mbarushimana Vincent started his business in 2009, he solely depended on car batteries to generate the power he needed to provide phone charging services to… Read More »