Happy International Women’s Day!
Today, we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world. This year’s theme, #EmbraceEquity, encourages us to get the world talking about ‘Why equal opportunities aren’t enough’.
At Shea Origin, we are proud to be a part of this global movement by promoting women’s empowerment in rural communities in Nigeria. Since 2014, we have been working with women Shea producers to provide them with skills and capacity-building training, warehouses, and equipment to improve the quality of Shea butter. Our aim is to offer them new pathways for economic empowerment.
So far, we have trained over 1000 women and counting in Nigeria. Through our NGO, the Shea Empowerment Foundation, we will continue to push forward for the women of Nigeria and highlight our world-class Shea butter.
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, let us all pledge to support women’s empowerment and gender equality. Together, we can create a better future for women and girls around the world.