welcome to the
rural women energy security initiative
a few words about us
Rural Women Energy Security Ltd/Gte (RUWES) is a Non-Profit Organization targeted towards saving lives, protecting the environment and improving the economy. RUWES is also aimed at providing renewable energy at a subsidized rate for underserved rural and peri-urban women.
Replacing inefficient cooking, heating and lighting devices with clean alternatives can rapidly achieve development and energy access goals, save money and reduce climate warming. Many of the million households that lack reliable access to sustainable energy rely on firewood, diesel generator sets, inefficient and dangerous simple wick lamp
more about ruwes
To mobilize the women to lead the demand for increased access to clean energy products. RUWES created the ‘Gender Social Enterprise Model’, which aims to make access to energy easier.
PURPOSE OF RUWES INITIATIVE
It is targeted towards the under-served rural woman, usually off grid, energy poor and has the highest incidence of health-related issues from harmful energy practices.
OBJECTIVES OF RUWES
Creating sources of income and serving as a means of poverty alleviation by providing energy for homes and small businesses…