Women and Sustainable Energy Initiative (WSEI) is based on the unexpressed potential of increasing access to sustainable energy by fostering women's involvement...

WISE is Launched in Kenya, Uganda and Sierra

The EU Selects Barefoot Power

Barefoot Power is selected by the EU and is charged with implementing WISE (Women Increasing Sustainable Energy access and use), a comprehensive action targeting at increasing the involvement of women in solar and clean cooking technologies, boosting their active role, their entrepreneurship and improving their access to energy services.

Sustainable Energy Enterprises

Her Excellency Ms Fatima Bio, First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone exchanging greetings with His Excellency the European Union ambassador to Sierra Leone during a WISE event in Freetown, 2019.

WISE is Launched in Kenya, Uganda and Sierra

Mr. Dirk Kam at the Majajani Women Group solar shop in Kilifi, Kenya.

WISE in Sierra Leone, Uganda and Kenya

WISE project is taking place in Kenya, Uganda and Sierra Leone where women are being supported to build sustainable energy businesses through incubator hubs and to access affordable finance. The women as the core target are also being imparted with energy based technical and entrepreneurial skills.

Sustainable Energy Enterprises

Sustainable energy enterprises under WISE include lighting and household energy solutions, post-harvest management, (milling, grinding, cooling, drying), clean cooking and the associated technical skills development and creation of jobs for the youth.

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Sustainable Development Goals

WISE is creating 229 sustainable energy incubator hubs to impact 95,000 women, create 5,550 women owned income generating enterprises in sustainable energy, build an ecosystem of mentors, trainers, advocates and will partner with financial institutions to provide perpetual trade and working capital finance for those women enterprises in the three countries

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Global Events

Climate Change 2019

Climate Diplomatic Week

24th Sept- 4th Oct 2019

The EU Delegation and WISE program to mark the Climate Week in Freetown, Sierra Leone 24th Sept to 4 Oct 2019

Contact us

We would like to hear from you concerning any inquiries related to the WISE program funded by the EU:

Mezz FL, Jadala Place, Ngong Road.Nairobi, Kenya.

+254 728 255 807

Plot 31, Bukoto Crescent, Naguru - Kampala.

184, Regent Road, Malama, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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