Women Environmental Programme (WEP) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious and voluntary organisation, which was established in 1997 by a group of grassroots women in Nigeria. The major aim is to address the gender injustices on issues relating to environment, economic and social rights of women, children and youths in the society. WEP Headquarters is situated in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. WEP has operational offices in two geopolitical zones (North Central and North East) in Nigeria.


The organization emerged in response to the environmental pollution by industries in Kaduna state in particular and Nigeria in general, but its founders have always viewed the Nigerian environmental crisis only as an entry point for the deepening of engagement with the various stakeholders and enlightenment of Nigerians on other socio-economic and political issues within and internationally. To facilitate this process, the organization creates and sustains interest in socio-economic and political issues especially among women and youth in the country and across the globe....  [READ MORE]




Delegation of the European Commission to Nigeria

United Nations Development Programme

Irish Aid International

Global Environment Facility(Small Grant Programme)

African Women Development Fund(AWDF)

Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council(WSSCC)

Federal Government of Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Environment

Federal Ministry of Water Resources

Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development

Regional Networking Partners

African Working Group on Gender and Climate Change

West African Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) Nigeria

Network of African Peacebuilders (NAPS)

Global Networking Partners

Women and Gender

Constituency(WGC) of the UNFCCC

Women's Major Group-UN

Gender and Disaster Network

Gender and Climate Change Network

Global Land Tool Network

International Land Coalition(ILC)

Habitat International Coalition

Women for Water Partnership

World Alliance for Citizens


National Networking Partners

Charles & Doosurgh Abaagu Foundation

Community Emergency Response Initiative

Shacks and Slum Dwellers International(SDI) and Shacks and Slum Dwellers Association of Nigeria

Innovative Initiative for Community Peace Building

Society for Water and Sanitation(NEWSAN)

Climate Change Network of Nigeria(CCNN)


Benue NGOs Network(BENGONET)

Transition Monitoring Group

UNWOMEN Civil Society Advisory Group

Grand Alliance Against Terrorism

Green Alliance, Nigeria

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GIRLS AND WOMEN INITIATIVE IN NIGERIA (G-WIN) PROJECT                                                            

WEP, FMWR Train rural women and girls on Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Leadership and Conflict Resolution, Slab Construction and Facility Maintenance in Nigeria.

Girls and Women Initiative in Nigeria (G-WIN) project is an initiative of the federal government of Nigeria to empower hard to reach women and girls in the country. Five (5) Ministries - Ministry of Water ...  [Read more]


WEP, Federal Ministry of Environment Train Agricultural Extension Service Officers on Communicating Climate Information to Rural Farmers including Women

Climate change has had devastating impacts on agriculture in recent years in Nigeria. The effect vary f…[Read more]


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