Youth & Women Empowerment Centre

A Centre for Human Development

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Welcome to the Youth & Women Empowerment Center

Youth and Women Empowerment Centre (YOWEC), is a private, voluntary, not-for-profit non-governmental organization based in Port Harcourt. YOWEC is involved in community development, especially in the area of youth and women empowerment.

YOWEC commenced operation in 2004, and is duly registered with the Corporate affairs Commission of Nigeria and in the Niger-delta States, Departments of social welfare, Ministries of health and State Action Committee on Aids (SACA) .

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Our Mission

To sensitize youth of the various localities in the Niger-Delta for skills development, apprenticeship, and entrepreneurship...

Our Vision

To revive and establish in 15,000 young men and women of the Niger-Delta...

Core Values

  • Capacity Building and Training.
  • Quality Education.

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Save With Us now Our Microfinance Institution

Our Micro Finance Institution is know as YOWEC MICRO FINANCE INSTITUTION or YOWEC MFI

Youth and Women Empowerment Centre is an organization focused on financial inclusion for the underserved in the country. YOWEC MFI leverages technology to deploy financial solutions that aids its pursuit of aggressive growth strategy with focus on financial inclusion, lending, cash management, payments and micro leasing.

Our vision is to be a leading financial institution in Nigeria.

Positioning to be among the top financial institutions leveraging on new technology to deliver microfinance services' in Nigeria, combining financial inclusion, agency banking, and financial technology. The core promoters of YOWEC MFI have over the last decades developed expertise, experience, and core competence in microfinance and project management. The discerning mind has  recognized that the business environment has yet again evolved, throwing up new challenges and most definitely new opportunities for men and women of enterprise. We have positioned to engage these nascent opportunities through YOWEC MFI, and we are confident that the organization is  a success.


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Women Development International

Women Development International Magazine (WDI) is the publishing arm of Youth and Women Empowerment Centre (YOWEC)

YOWEC is a private, nongovernmental and non profit  committed to the total development  of women and youths   through the instrumentality of the WDI magazine." We are able to highlight the developmental efforts of women in the open society including challenging other women to stand out and take up leadership roles that can add more value to family and the society at large.

We understand the importance of every woman on earth. We value the. We value the asset of womanhood. We believe in the ability of women to rise, own empires, build a great home make positive impacts and in the same vein be responsible members of the society without chauvinism, whatsoever.

WDI  Magazine was created to build a bridge between topical issues affecting womanhood while at the same proffering solutions to the divergent daily challenges faced globally. WE take time to promote  and project well meaning individuals to the public terrain especially women in good luminosity through creative contents , innovative  dimensions and as a culture feed our readers with  trending affairs to help all our on and offline  guest have a clue of what's  really going on around.

Our purpose is simply to serve and serve fervently. We believe in collaborative efforts thus needs you yes you to achieve this great height.

To us in WDI, we are here together!

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