Empowering NWC - Empowering Nyamirambo Women’s Center


The purpose of the action is the strategic empowerment of Nyamirambo Women’s Center (NWC) to become self-sustainable in long-term and a factor of influence in its local community and in Rwandan society in general. The specific objectives of this Project are:

  1. to build the capacity of NWC;
  2. to achieve economic empowerment and the poverty-reduction among NWC’s membership and local population;
  3. to secure long-term sustainability of NWC;
  4.  to increase the visibility and influence of NWC;
  5. to increase the local community’s awareness on gender-based violence, women’s and children’s rights and women’s participation in the community, and to increase the social integration of particular groups of women.

Project Details

Administrative Organisation Peace Institute – Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies
Status: finished
Interest for Partnership: no
Project area: development cooperation
Topic: development
Timing [start date] 01/01/2009
Timing [duration] 06/30/2011
Status: definitive
Project range: international
Countries: Rwanda
Financed by: Delegation of EU to Rwanda, Peace Institute - Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies
Searching for funds: no
Link to this project https://diaspora-engagement.eu/project/empowering-nwc/

Media & Links

Partner organisations (registered): Nyamirambo Women’s Centre
Partner organisations: Rwanda Association of University Women (RAUW) / New Dawn Associates (NDA)