Rural Women Energy Security

RUWES Smokeless Barracks Scheme

In a bid to further strengthen the RUWES initiative as a national project in the actualization of its set objectives, the initiative is in partnership with the Federal Road Safety Corps to mobilise officers of paramilitary agencies as well as wives of officers of every paramilitary agency in our sensitization efforts. Due to the high […]

RUWES ASO Lady Purse

In partnership with ASO Savings bank, the RUWES has designed a savings scheme for the rural women. The cooperatives registered with RUWES open accounts for each member with the financial institution. A percentage of the sales of the RUWES kits are deposited with the bank. This entitles each registered member to receive a loan from […]

RUWES Stakeholders Workshop

The RUWES Initiative Stakeholders workshop is an annual event organised to address and sensitise the rural women who are the end users of these clean cookstoves and who also are most vulnerable to the hazardous effects of domestic utilising fossil and wood fuel. The workshop brings together beneficiaries of the initiative, technical partners and manufacturers […]

RUWES/G-WIN Partnership

RUWES/G-WIN Partnership The RUWES initiative was incorporated into the Girl and Women Initiative in Nigeria (GWIN) Initiative to achieve the common objectives of gender empowerment, energy access, improved health and environmental protection. The G-WIN was launched by the Federal Ministry of Finance in response to empowering women and girls specifically. The G-WIN project aims to […]


The “RUWES Randa” is a technology-neutral water filtration and purification system which consists of a screen, water filter and a water dispensing unit made of clay pot. This is a locally developed technology that guarantees water purification, elimination of water contamination from dipping of cups and promotes hygiene/ sanitation in rural communities. Dissemination of RUWES […]

Climate Smart Agriculture

The relevance of Agriculture to the Nigerian economy cannot be overemphasised; however, with growing impacts of agricultural practices on climate change, there is a need to embrace Climate Smart Agriculture. In our efforts to develop valuable business models aimed at creating a financial value chain for the rural woman, by providing her with the necessary […]

Partnership with Department for International Development – Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (DFID/NIAF)

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has developed a working Monitoring and Evaluation as well as a Management Information System toolkit for the RUWES initiative. The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) System is critical to RUWES in carrying out its projects effectively and efficiently and boosting accountability to beneficiaries, donors and other stakeholders. The M&E […]