This report presents experiences from ENERGIA’s Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) programme in Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda
With the support of the US State Department’s wPOWer program, Solar Sister partnered with MIT’s Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) to study last-mile customer preferences and evaluate the reach of Solar Sister’s women-centered distribution chain. MIT conducted over 600 interviews in Tanzania with both Solar Sister customers and non-customers. This report highlights the findings.
The data and stories presented here are intended to help illuminate the potential of solar lanterns to improve livelihoods in rural Tanzania and beyond.
This manual for practitioners offers guidelines, both strategies and methods, and a toolkit, including worksheets, and questionnaires relating to gender-oriented entrepreneurship as part of a sustainable development plan. The objective of this document is to assist practitioners of small enterprise development in their effort to implement gender-based programs, thus contributing to the empowerment of women as entrepreneurs.