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About WEECoP Program

WEE Community of Practice (CoP) Kenya

This investment aims to strengthen the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of the portfolio of work on women’s economic empowerment in Kenya. ICRW will lead the creation of the new WEE Community of Practice (CoP) Kenya, which will coordinate learning, amplify findings, build capacity of CoP members, and enhance collaboration between key stakeholders to share evidence and best practice in various virtual fora and conferences.

Women's Economic Empowerment

Establishing a Women's Economic Empowerment Community of Practice for the growth of women entrepreneurs

Knowledge Sharing

To establish an online knowledge sharing platform that helps women to access vital information required for growth

Program Objectives

Our Objectives :

  • 1. Research Support & partner Coordination in Kenya
  • 2. Develop learning questions for the community of practice
  • 3. Synthesize evidence on women’s empowerment and disseminate findings Women’s Economic Empowerment

Functions and Purposes of TWGs

Technical Working Groups (TWGs)

The WEE CoP Kenya will foster collaboration and learning across organizations working in similar domains in the same or different geographies, or with complementary skills, as well as organizations working on different aspects of WEE. In this project, ICRW Africa is bringing the partners together and facilitating partner connections and or collaborations. WEE CoP membership is diverse and is composed of WEE researchers and practitioners drawn from public, non-government organizationsprivate sector, and civil society organizations from local and international levels. This project will focus on;

  • Unpaid Care & Domestic Work
  • Training, Education, Mentorship & Capacity Building
  • Entrepreneurship and Income Generation
  • Gender Based Violence and Harassment
  • Financial Inclusion & Women Empowerment Collectives
  • Sexual Reproductive Health
  • Gender Equity & Empowerment
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Secretariat Members

Project Secretariat - Kenya

Chryspin Afifu

Expert, ICRW Africa

Serah Nduta Njenga

Expert, ICRW Africa

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Steering Committee Members

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