What We Do

Motivated by the desire to reach out and give back to the community, Elsie Ijorogu -Reed sought to empower the indigenous women of Delta State and support their needs and basic human rights, thus forming Delta Women. Delta Women is committed to teaching women to become socially, economically, and politically empowered.

Delta Women defines empowerment as increasing the spiritual, political, social, and/or economic strength of women, thus developing confidence in one's own capacities. Empowerment can be likened to the totality of the following (or similar) capabilities:

The Objective

  • To provide an academic approach on how to professionally address and change the situation of women in their need.
  • To focus on projects that affect livelihood with measurable outcome and an accent on long term sustainability to addressing the following areas
  • 1) Education- Particularly in developing more independent and lateral thinking.
  • 2) Health- Providing equal access to healthcare services.
  • 3) Equality and Access- Ensuring life opportunities for many, regardless of social background and gender.
  • 4) Innovation- A broader innovation ecosystem where women are much better to build synergies and efficient mechanisms to capitalize on the creation of new ideas, product and services for their livelihood.