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RUWES/G-WIN Partnership

The Girl and Women Initiative in Nigeria (G-WIN) was launched by the Federal Ministry of Finance in response to empowering women and girls specifically. The G-WIN project aims to empower self-reliance and sufficiency, create employment as well as alleviate poverty through the provision of access to funds for girls and women.

 The RUWES project of the Federal Ministry of Environment was incorporated into the GWIN Initiative to achieve the common objectives of gender empowerment, energy access, improved health and environmental protection

 The G-WIN/RUWES Partnership will assist more women benefit from the on-going RUWES empowerment activities in various States across the country. The completion of a well equipped Skill Acquisition Centre will serve as training, and assembly workshops for girls and women beneficiaries to learn how to convert waste to fuel such as briquettes and biogas for cooking and heating, as well as acquiring skills on assembly,  repairs, maintenance, sales and distribution of solar lanterns, clean cook-stoves and other clean energy products.