Rural Women Energy Security

The RUWES Woman to Woman Campaign was flagged off on the 13th November 2014 by the Honourable Minister of Environment – Mrs Lawrentia Laraba Mallam, the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Environment – Mrs Rabi Jimeta and the wife of the Ambassador of the United States in Nigeria – Mrs Pamela Schmoll at the 2014 edition of the RUWES Stakeholders Workshop.  

The RUWES Woman to Woman Campaign is a self-help campaign that seeks to develop community-based marketers and the clean energy technology distribution chain by stimulating business and collaboration amongst women to champion and lead the green energy revolution. This skills transfer model involves training a rural woman on the basics of clean energy entrepreneurship. At the event, the semi-literate RUWES Women demonstrated proficiency in assembling and repairing clean cookstoves, skills.