United States Ambassador visits WPower Hub

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Thu, 2016-06-16 17:06

From Right: WMI Director, Prof. Mutembei, CAVS Principal, Prof. Kiama, US Ambassador Godec,Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mbithi and WPower Director, Wanjira Mathai, during the visiting of WMI construction site. WPower is a project under WMI.

The United States Ambassador to Kenya, Robert F. Godec, visited Wpower Hub at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI). His visit was meant to further support WPower project in its endeavors towards achieving the mission of making a case for the critical role of women in addressing climate change and improving livelihoods through clean energy entrepreneurship.

Speaking during his meeting with the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi, WPower Director, Wanjira Mathai and CAVS Principal, Prof. Stephen Kiama, the US Ambassador confirmed that Department of State, together with parallel support from the MacArthur Foundation, strongly supports WPower Hub in working towards attaining its goal of reaching 8,000 women clean energy entrepreneurs to deliver clean energy access to 3.5 million people globally.

On his part, the Vice Chancellor welcomed the move from Ambassador Robert Godec and described it as one that would serve to deepen research partnerships and linkages between the University of Nairobi and the State Department.

WPower thrives under the evidence base that research, best practise sharing and commissioning of research will make the case for women in clean energy entrepreneurship. It also promotes clean energy awareness campaigns and formation of a global partnership for organizations working with women in clean energy entrepreneurship and climate change.

The Ambassador also paid a visit to the WMI  construction site.  

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