Women Development Fund

Women Innovators Preparing Raw Materials for Organic Sanitary Production in Kisii, Kenya

Today, 10 women beneficiaries of the organic sanitary towel and napkin production workshop from Kisii, Kenya started preparing materials for massive production of menstrual products to support young women and girls from poor families. This intervention is targeted to relief poor households from the financial burden that goes into purchase of menstrual products and make […]

Women In the Forefront of Africa’s Development Agenda

The Women Development Fund (WODEF) is passionately dedicated to driving Africa’s women development agenda, firmly believing that women’s empowerment is the cornerstone of societal progress. We recognize the importance of active engagement, inclusivity, and the guiding principle of “Nothing for us without us.” Our strategy is built on collaboration and meaningful partnerships with women from […]

WODEF Joins The African Women’s Development and Communications Network (FEMNET)

We are thrilled to announce that WODEF has officially become a registered member of FEMNET, the Pan-Africa’s biggest feminist and membership-based network marking a significant milestone in our commitment to women’s empowerment and gender equality. Joining FEMNET will enable us to collaborate with a network of like-minded organizations and individuals dedicated to advancing the rights […]

Women’s Empowerment Workshop in Kisii, Kenya: Production of Organic Sanitary Pads and Baby Napkins Using Banana Stalks

WODEF in partnership with Amsha Africa Foundation with the engagement of other partner organizations like Paul Rop Foundation (PRF), PATH, Global Connection Foundation, Life Skill Promoters, Integrated Development Facility (IDF), Girl Transform Initiative, Daraja Women and Youth Empowerment (DAWUOYE) conducted a 5-Day training Workshop on Menstrual Health & Hygiene Management (production of Organic reusable sanitary […]

SHIFTING POWER COLLECTIVELY

At the heart of our organization’s core values lies an unwavering dedication to championing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls on a global scale. This commitment is deeply rooted in the profound belief that every person, irrespective of their gender, deserves equitable access to opportunities, rights, and resources. We firmly believe that […]

Prevention of Violence Against Children

Donate or Volunteer in our programs? Send your inquiry to hello@womendevelopmentfund.org In our collective quest to protect the vulnerable groups , we recognize the paramount importance of a united effort involving feminist organizations to advocate for robust legal frameworks and sustained commitment to create a more inclusive and secure environment for every child.

World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide represents a significant global public health crisis, bringing about extensive societal, emotional, and economic repercussions. Current estimates indicate that over 700,000 suicides occur annually worldwide, each one casting a profound impact on countless individuals. The triennial theme for World Suicide Prevention Day spanning from 2021 to 2023 is “Creating Hope through Action.” This theme […]

African Climate Summit 2023

Women and girls across the world are disproportionately affected by impact of climate change. The United Nations has reported that a significant majority, around 80%, of those forced to relocate due to the climate crisis are women. Furthermore, even among populations not directly affected by displacement, women often hold societal positions that place them at […]