The South Sudan Women Entrepreneur Association (SSWEA) is a private Women Entrepreneurs Association limited by guarantee which started in the March 2010 with the Vision to transform the South Sudanese Business Woman into an economically independent woman through empowerment (financial, economic, social, and academic).
Central, Western and Eastern Equatorial, Jonglei and Northern Bar-el-ghazel.
Financial Services and sustainability,
Capacity building, Monitoring and evaluations
Business skills training and mentorship,
Savings and Credit Cooperative Society,
Crafts development mentorships,
marketing and centre, Value addition of Shea nuts and building export capacity,
Lobby and advocacy on cross border trading and policies, Gender Based Violence mainstreaming,
Mainstreaming peace and coexistence
To strengthen newly established producer groups and village saving loans association within the targeted value chain. The project will develop effective, sustainable new producer groups as well as assist and strengthen existing ones in the various stages of their development.
To support capacity building and skills for the informal women entrepreneurs that will enable producers to add value to primary agricultural production of shea nuts.
To establish and strengthen access to export markets in Uganda and Kenya for informal women entrepreneurs in shea butter and its products.