About WEE

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African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC) is a non-governmental organization whose main mandate is to promote role of business in building resilient communities and sustainable business through partnership.  AICC through funding from UN Women is implementing on a project in Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) whose main aim is to improve the productivity and access to Market through climate smart Agriculture among groundnut farmers women in Mchinji. The pilot project will be implemented in 6 Traditional Authorities (TAs) and 3 Extension Planning Area (EPA) namely Chiosha, Mikundi, Nkanda, in Mchinji district central region of Malawi. The project will work with 12 identified cooperatives with 3000 farmers as its target. The project will achieve its goals through its 5 main objective with AICC focusing on outcome 1 and 2 and below are the objectives

  1. Women access to non labour time saving equipment’s and services increased
  2.  Women access to climate-smart non labour agriculture inputs and services improved
  3.  Access to climate –resilient Agricultural extension services for men and women improved
  4. Women shifts to high value agricultural Enterprises and inclusion of green agricultural value chains at National level achieved
  5. Capacity of Women value chains organisation for production and marketing improved