The Global Fund for Widows (GFW) provided a grant to Widows Development Organisation (WiDO), for the Economic empowerment through oil mill cooperative in six communities of Umuegwu, Umuahia North LGA of Abia State. The project seeks
- Reduction of violence against women especially widows.
- Increased empowerment of women through palm oil processing.
- Improved access to credit and marketing skills for women