An oasis for female entrepreneurship in Niger

Published in the dossier of April 2018

In Niger, women are on the frontline, facing environmental issues and the huge challenge of the fight against poverty.

To assist them, Empow’Her an international organization that supports female entrepreneurship — and Veolia inaugurated L’Oasis at the heart of Niamey, in the presence of Dr. Lalla Malika Issoufou, Niger’s First Lady and the project’s patron. Dedicated to raising public awareness on sustainable development, this incubator encourages women’s economic inclusion through entrepreneurship, especially in the areas of maternal health and the environment. The premises were fitted out in an eco-friendly way using recycled and salvaged materials and vegetation.

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Veolia and Empow'Her inaugurate L’Oasis, a place dedicated to women's entrepreneurship and environmental protection in Niger