Who we are?
ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND FOR ENGAGE EMPOWER EDUCATE INITIATIVE
Engage Empower Educate Initiative Founded by Mr. Kalada Belema Meshack-Hart, is a non-profit that focuses on providing solutions to issues relating to the effective participation of women and girls in promoting peace, security, prosperity and development of Africa. Engage Empower Educate Initiative is driven by its commitment to empower women and girls and reverse the gender inequality that exists in access to education, finance, governance and technology.
Our work is centered on four thematic areas as follows:
- Empowering women and girls to end hunger
- Providing access to Girl child education
- Empowering women and girls to end poverty and
- Empowering women, girls to promote peace and security
In 2021, with funding from Amazon Thrift and Credit Society and our esteemed partners, we initiated and executed the Abuja Food Bank Drive. Through which we successfully provided over 1000 women who gathered in our Office in Jahi, with food packs containing food items enough to feed a family of four for the entire Christmas holiday.
In September, 2021, with funding from the Minister of State for Power, we sent over 100 girls back to school in Nigeria.
In 2021, we trained over 50 female nonprofit leaders on How To Build Sustainable Nonprofits with funding from EFCC and Connected Development (CODE).
Our Annual African Women Summit brings together a thriving community of women from various African countries to brainstorm, and share ideas towards achieving the SDGs. The Third edition in Rwanda this year, had over 300 women from over 18 African countries in attendance.
Through our SHE Tech Hub, we are equipping girls with digital skills required to thrive and take up careers in Technology.