Women in Sustainable Enterprise

Women solar entrepreneurs in Mageta Island.JPG


Location: Lake Victoria region, Kenya
Key(s): Economic Empowerment

Women in Sustainable Enterprise (WISE) is a grass root initiative founded in 2013 and registered by the Department of Social Services and Development, Republic of Kenya as WISE Community based organization. It is a women’s membership based grass-root organization whose commitment is towards the economic empowerment of women and wetlands conservation through various sustainable enterprises. The entrepreneurial interventions include green energy, food security, preventive health and nutrition, ecotourism, leadership incubation and nurturing and ICT for women development. The organization builds international, national and grass-root partnerships with community groups, non-governmental organizations, institutions and governmental departments.

Mission: To work with women of underprivileged backgrounds in the rural and per-urban areas through locally driven and environment friendly enterprises hence sustainable families and communities.

Vision: To be a leading platform socio-economic empowerment of women from underprivileged backgrounds in the region.