• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff101-250
  • Development Budget5 Million - 25 Million
  • HeadquartersSweden
  • Founded1958
We Effect works in more than 20 countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Africa through offices, which provide support to local CSO, farmer organisations and cooperative federations. We Effect uses a human rights-based approach assisting people living in poverty to secure their rights and entitlements to adequate living conditions and broad empowerment. We Effect targets women in partner organisations to secure the same rights and entitlements as men, especially to own and control land and access financial resources. The core strategy is to strengthen cooperatives of women and men living in poverty through membership-based democracy, long-term economic thinking, social responsibility and transparency. The target groups for interventions are partner organisations and their existing and potential members. Partner organisations include farmer organisations, housing cooperatives, and savings and credit associations. Strategic partnerships are established with expert organisations involved in human rights, academia and advocacy. Two main thematic fields are pursued: 1: Sustainable rural development, including support for farmers' own organisations, organisational and business development, advocacy, technical advice, sustainable farming and food production training and adaptation to climate change. 2: Adequate housing, including support for cooperative housing organisations, advocacy and technical advice and education and training. We Effect differentiates and tailors its interventions. It runs independent pilot projects that are a model, provide evidence or demonstrate best practice. Improved governance and management is provided through Organisational Development. We Effect also engages in humanitarian assistance and disaster prevention in areas where there are droughts, floods and other natural disasters. Support includes practical climate change adaptation interventions that increase resilience.

Where is We Effect
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Staff at We Effect have experience in


  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • financial services
  • finance
  • banking & finance budgeting


  • goal global
  • bill & melinda gates foundation (b&mgf)


  • zimbabwe
  • kenya
  • zambia
  • united states
  • uganda


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • Sweden (headquarters)
  • Stockholm
  • FranzĂ©ngatan 6, 105 33 Stockholm
  • Sri Lanka
  • Battaramulla, No 285/2B Kaduwela Road
  • Philippines
  • Quezon City
  • Unit 206, Eagle Court Condominium, #26 Matalino St., Barangay Central District Diliman, 1101
  • Macedonia (FYROM)
  • Skopje
  • UL. Naum Naumovski Borche Br 1/1-16
  • West Bank
  • Al Birah
  • AL-Watanieh Towers, Suite 202, 34 Al-Bireh Municipality St
  • Zambia
  • Lusaka
  • Kabulonga, 93 Kudu Road, P.O Box 32012
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • Lower Kabete/Ngecha Road, P.O. Box 45767
  • Viet Nam
  • Suite 303, Fl 03, Capital Place building 6 Thai Van Lung St., Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh
  • Guatemala
  • La cuidad de Guatemala


Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Climate Change
Financial Services
Procurement Process
Events / Training
Performance Measurement
Public Financial Management
Civil Rights
Banking & Finance Budgeting

Primary Funders

  • Other - Funding NGO / CSO