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Our Goal: Building a learning partnership

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Building a community of practice around WEE programs


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About WEECoP Program

Tackling challenges facing women and girls worldwide

WEECoP is a community that aims to empower women economically and socially. We aim to build a vibrant network of local and global women empowerment practitioners, researchers and entrepreneurs;

  • We bring together research institutions, practitioners and organizations to establish a Community of Practice (CoP)
  • WEECoP is an interactive information management system that develops the capacity of women to achieve economic empowerment in developing countries
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Program Objectives

Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in Kenya


Research Support & partner Coordination

Coordinate and support a diverse groups of researchers and practitioners from non-profit, private, and public institutions engaged in WEE research


Develop learning questions

Develop learning questions for the community of practice


Women's Economic Empowerment

Synthesize evidence on women’s empowerment and disseminate findings

Steering Committee

Steering Committee


International Center for Research on Women

Steering Committee Member

Financial Sector Deepening Kenya

Steering Committee Member

Kabianga University

  • 29th February 2024

    Financial Inclusion

    We are excited to invite you to a learning session on Thursday, 29th February 2024, 3:00- 5:00pm EAT. The session is themed ‘Financial Inclusion as a Transformative Tool for Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment.’

  • 8 March 2023

    International Womens Day

    Are you planning an event to celebrate women? Share your details here and WEE CoP will help to spotlight the organization, presenter/panelist before and during the event

  • 20th June 2023

    Annual Conference

    6th Annual Scientific Conference on Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR)

Project Partners

Our Partner's Say on the Program

The WEECoP project is currently sponsored by 52 partners across the globe and still growing

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I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to this initiative and look forward to working with you to drive broad engagement in WEE research. I like the approach used to identify the organizations for which WEECop is relevant, and then to present the process in a way that makes it easy for organizations to work through

Chryspin Afifu

There is an enormous amount of information and knowledge about WEE, but it is scattered across different sectors. The WEECop allows you to find different projects and initiatives in a given sector related to WEE in a common database and map.


The project set up has been very successful, and we were able to identify clear and measurable impacts of the project on strengthening the technical capacity of the participant organizations in terms of WEE


The WEECop program has been very helpful in terms of generating resources and sharing experiences. It creates a space where we can share information and experience, as well as strengthening our knowledge

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