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Organization Contact Information

Name: WOMEN EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE (WEIN)
Street 1: 8 BAFFAJO ROAD YELWAN TUDU BAUCHI
Street 2:
City: BAUCHI
Province: BAUCHI STATE
Post Code: +234
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 08085177394
Email: weinbnig@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.wein-ng.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Ada
Last Name: James Emmanuel
Title: Mr
Email: jea.ada2@gmail.com
Phone: 08064743613

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Rita
Last Name: Abafrais
Title: Ms
Email: abafraisrita@gmail,com
Phone: 08033385502

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:
WEIN is a membership, non governmental, non political, non profit, and non religious organization. It was established in 1985with a humble beginning. Theorganisation has grown in size and scope to become one of the big NGO in Bauchi State of Nigeria.
Mission: Empowering women to achieve improved socio-economic status in the society for self inclusive community and national development
Vision: A society of equal opportunity for women and men
Programme thematic area: WEIN working and partner with other donors in the following key thematic areas;
1. Economic empowerment
2. Health
3. Governance and
4. Education
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who: USAID/STEER Project
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
 
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:
WEIN in collaboration with save the children on USAID/STEER project are currently working in 4 LGAs of Bauchi State on Active House-To-House TB Case search.
Since the inception of this component (TB) on STEER project, WEIN has screened over 23,113 person for presumptive TB symptoms and has increased the number of presumptive TB and confirmed TB cases accessing TB services in these LGAs
 

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
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria
Civil Society and Community Engagement Nigeria
Delivery of health services and care Nigeria
Technical Assistance Nigeria

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:

TB Care Delivery:
WEIN paid advocacy to the key stakeholders of Dambam, Katagum, Itas/Gadau and Zaki LGAs of Bauchi state Nigeria between 4th to 6th April, 2016 as a result, 20 Community Health Workers were training on house to house TB case finding. This trained individuals worked as the foot solders of WEIN to achieve the screening of over 23.113 people for TB symptoms between June, 2016 to date which help to confirmed over 35 TB cases in these LGAs who are currently enrolled on DOTS

TB-HIV:
The global strategy of stop TB by TB-HIV integration which say that a TB positive client should be tested for HIV was strictly followed, as a result 1 patient who was confirmed was also confirmed HIV positive

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
for now there is no any real, potential, or apparent conflict of interest

Application date: November 4, 2016
Last updated: December 6, 2016