EWIWA celebrated International Women’s Day with the collaboration of CR-WASH USAID and other partners at Skylight Hotel

7th Nile Basin Development Forum 2023

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The 2nd Extra Ordinary Meeting of Ethiopian Women in Water Association was held today afternoon, November 17, 2023, at the Ministry of Water and Energy 7th floor meeting room

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Seeks to Expand and Strength the Network of Women

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Seeks to Expand and Strength the Network of Women

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EWIWA Conducts Capacity Building Trainings

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EWIWA Leaders and Members

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EWIWA Success Story

ABOUT EWIWA

  • Ethiopian Women in Water Association (EWIWA)
    Empowers women in the water sector The association also facilitates the inclusion of women in water discussions which will lead to better decision-making, improved resource management, and a fresh perspective on the development of the society.
  • The association also  facilitates the inclusion of women in water discussions which will lead to better decision-making, improved resource management, and a fresh perspective on the development of the society.
  • EWIWA provides special support by fostering meaningful connections and continuous learning and sharing among women professionals working on water issues
  •  EWIWA will create a platform to share ideas, capacity-building trainings, experience exchange opportunities, the network to empower, or encourage women, and ultimately contribute to gender balance and diversity in the sector.
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Vision

To see a water-secure Ethiopia in which women are heard and highly empowered to exercise their full potential in the water sector.

Mission

To empower and position women in water as active leaders, experts, partners, and agents of change to realize equitable, inclusive, and sustainable development in water resources management and access to safe and sanitation water for all.

Core Values

• Empower women
• Integration
• Transparency
• Effectiveness
• Collaboration
• Equity and Rationality
• Continuous Learning and Innovation
• Team Spirit

What We Do

Raise Awarness

We can organize campaigns and awareness-raising activities to educate communities, stakeholders, and decision-makers about the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene. We can use different communication channels, such as social media, radio, or community meetings, to reach a wider audience and promote behavior change.

Mobilize Resources

We will seek funding and support from different sources, including the government, NGOs, and international organizations, to implement water and sanitation projects in our community. We will also work with local businesses, entrepreneurs, and donors to mobilize resources and build partnerships for sustainable water management.

Advocate for Policy Change

We will advocate for policies that promote gender equality, community participation, and sustainable water management. We will engage with decision-makers and policymakers at the local, regional, and national levels to raise awareness of the water-related challenges facing women and girls in your community and advocate for their rights and needs

Build Capacity

We will provide training and capacity-building opportunities for women and girls to enhance their skills and knowledge in water management, sanitation, and hygiene. We will also work with schools, health clinics, and other institutions to promote good hygiene practices and ensure access to safe water and sanitation facilities.

Network & Collaborate

We will build networks and collaborations with other water-related organizations, both locally and internationally, to exchange knowledge, share resources, and build alliances for advocacy and action.

TOGETHER, WE EMPOWER WOMEN

Our organization is a professional association or networking group specifically for women who work in the water industry. This a group provide opportunities for women to connect with each other, share resources and knowledge, and advocate for gender equality in the workplace. By working together and supporting each other, women in the water industry can overcome barriers and achieve greater success in their careers.

LEADING PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION IN THE WATER SECTOR IN ETHIOPIA

The Ethiopian Women in Water Association is an important organization that is making a significant contribution to promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in the water sector in Ethiopia.

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Reason to Work With Us

why working with Ethiopia Women in water through their associations could be beneficial.
EMPOWERMENT
Working with Ethiopia Women in water through their associations can help to empower women by providing them with the necessary resources and support to actively participate in water-related activities. This can increase their confidence and sense of self-worth while also enhancing their leadership and decision-making abilities
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OurRecognitions

ISO Cerified
Ethiopian Standard Agency
Beef Quality Assurance
New york Beef Quality Assurance
National Beef Quality Assurance
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QUALIFIEDTeam Members

Dr. Adanech Yared Jillo
Founding Member and President of the Association
Dr. Adanech Yared Jillo Founding Member and President of the Association
Dr. Meseret Dawit
Founding Member of EWIWA
Dr. Meseret Dawit Vice President of the Association
Mrs. Metinaf Dereje
Founding member of EWIWA
Mrs. Metinaf Dereje Founding Member and Secretary of the Association
Dr. Kenatu Angassa
Founding member of EWIWA
Dr. Kenatu Angassa Founding Member and Accountant of the Association
Eng. Rahel Bekeleiation
Founding member of EWIWA
Eng. Rahel Bekeleiation Treasurer of the Assoc
Mrs. Tsion Yinesulih
Founding member of EWIWA
Mrs. Tsion YinesulihInternal Auditor of the Association
Dr. Netsanet Nigatu Tesema
Member of EWIWA
Dr. Netsanet Nigatu TesemaMember of the Association
Dr Tsedekech G/Meskel W/Michael
Member of EWIWA
Dr Tsedekech G/Meskel W/Michael Member of the Association
Miss. Abigia Mekonnen Weldemichael
Member of EWIWA
Miss. Abigia Mekonnen WeldemichaelMember of the Association
Mrs. Frehiwot Zewdie
Member of EWIWA
Mrs. Frehiwot ZewdieMember of the Association
Kibire Tesemma Benti
Member of EWIWA
Kibire Tesemma BentiMember of the Association
Mrs. Marshet Berhan Jumber
Member of EWIWA
Mrs. Marshet Berhan JumberMember of the Association
Ms. Rahel Desalegn Benti
Member of EWIWA
Ms. Rahel Desalegn BentiMember of the Association
Mrs. Selamawit Fekadu
Member of EWIWA
Mrs. Selamawit FekaduMember of the Association
Tirngo Teshome Gemechu
Member of EWIWA
Tirngo Teshome GemechuMember of the Association
Mrs. Yetnayet Almaw Gouday
Member of EWIWA
Mrs. Yetnayet Almaw Gouday Member of the Association
Honey Mohammed Hussein
Member of EWIWA
Honey Mohammed HusseinMember of the Association
Miss. Kanahiriyan Bacha
Member of EWIWA
Miss. Kanahiriyan BachaMember of the Association
Mrs. Mariya Gutema Gobena
Member of EWIWA
Mrs. Mariya Gutema Gobena Member of the Association
Miss. Sara Getachew
Member of EWIWA
Miss. Sara GetachewMember of the Association
Miss. Zebib Abrham
Member of EWIWA
Miss. Zebib AbrhamMember of the Association
Mrs. Tigist Tenna Dejen
Member of EWIWA
Mrs. Tigist Tenna DejenMember of the Association
Mrs. Rahel Aklilu Haile
Member of EWIWA
Mrs. Rahel Aklilu HaileMember of the Association

OUR GLOBAL PARTNERS

min of water
un women
nile basin
world resou
ieya
siwi
unesco water
iwmi
aastu
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As the Ethiopian Women in Water Association, we can play a vital role in promoting gender-sensitive, participatory, and sustainable water management practices that benefit your community and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.