Mission: To empower disadvantaged but economically active rural women in Kenya to enable them meed their basic needs and improve their living conditions both socially and economically through savings mobilization, credit provision and information dissemination. Background and Main Challenges: WEEC started her operations in 1996, by mobilizing local women in the Kiserian area to form self-help groups for mobilizing savings and starting revolving savings and credit funds. Due to demand, WEEC finally transformed itself into an NGO and was registered in 1999. Challenges include: capitalisation, technical assistance - some key areas i.e. product development, staff Development, etc.