Along with our partner organizations we are seeking applicants for the Global Women’s Water Initiative (GWWI) 2010 West Africa Program. This is a unique opportunity for African women who are working for water security and environmental sustainability in their communities.
The GWWI is a joint venture of international organizations A Single Drop, Crabgrass, and Women’s Earth Alliance. The 2010 West Africa Program is in partnership with WaterAid Ghana.
Here are the details:
WHAT: The GWWI equips two-person teams of local African women leaders with technology training, introductory business skills, networking support, and seed funding to launch water service projects in their communities that have the potential to become income-generating.
Attendees will create and commit to specific action plans for the year following the training. The GWWI team will provide seed funding and follow-up support for each team to implement a water project.
WHO: We welcome environmental advocates, organizers and entrepreneurs to apply.
WHEN: One week, 24 February – 3 March 2010
WHERE: Near Accra, Ghana at the Kokrobitey Institute
Want to learn more? Email us at womenandwater @ gmail.com.
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