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Organization Contact Information

Name: Women United for Economic Empowerment
Street 1: NO. 70 Nwaniba Road
Street 2:
City: Uyo
Province: Akwa Ibom State
Post Code: +234/520001
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234-803876-2642, +234-8
Email: wuee2002@hotmail.com
Web Site: http://www.wuee.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs.
First Name: Iniobong
Last Name: Frank
Title: Executive Director
Email: wuee2002@yahoo.com
Phone: +234-803-8762642, +234-802-730-6816, +234-8181-46883

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Usen
Last Name: Effiong
Title: Program Manager
Email: wuee2002@hotmail.com
Phone: +234-803-713-7041, +234-803-793-1711

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Women United for Economic Empowerment, a not-for-profit organisation was formed in 2002 with the mission to promote women’s rights, disadvantaged children’s rights, human development to the rural/urban poor women, children and youths to be self-sufficient through economic empowerment. Women United is partnering with potential donors such as Global Fund for Women, Action Aid Nigeria, USAID, MSH, American Consulate-Nigeria, Phillips L. Grahams Foundation, Niger Delta Development Commission, National Director of Employment, ExxonMobil Incorporation, Action Health Incorporated, Federal ministries of Health, Education, Youth Development, World Bank and Akwa Ibom State Government etc.

Our traget population are;

women
OVC
Youth
Men
disabled persons
sex workers

Our potential programs in health are on TB, HIV/AIDS, PMNCH and sexualand reproductive health rights.

 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Other (please explain)
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nigeria
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Our organisation using the TB control plan and policy to create awareness and sensitise the less privilege on the importance of attending to health talks on TB and malaria programs carried out by us.

We gather resources from the STOP TB site to educate our community members on referrals to hospitals and other treatments.

educating them on the importance of counseling and testing than ignoring their health situation.

Also, highlights the essence of not claiming that witchcraft are the brain behind the course of their health-ill when found that they are infected with and by TB.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Nigeria

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Unknown

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
not applicable

Application date: February 9, 2010
Last updated: August 15, 2011