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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
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs.
First Name: Iniobong
Last Name: Frank
Title: Executive Director
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
Phone: +234-803-713-7041, +234-803-793-1711

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
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;

disabled persons
sex workers

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

Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

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
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 countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


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 of interests:
not applicable

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