The Kwando range of products is our Access-to-market vehicle for products made by our refugee and IDP beneficiaries who are mostly women. Most products on the Kwando range are upcycled hand-crafted home furniture, decor, utility items and home care products. All items can be ordered via this website or through our instagram handle @thekwandostore. Our […]
The Global Compact on Refugees- Analyzing the commitment by African Countries- (Nigeria, Kenya and Malawi) A Twitter Space event.
The Global Compact on Refugees- Analyzing the commitment by African Countries (Nigeria, Kenya and Malawi) In collaboration with 3 amazing leaders working in the refugee space, TSWINI will be hosting a twitter space to analyze the commitment of Nigeria, Kenya and Malawi to the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) which is a frame work for […]
Every year we create events to mark world refugee day, a global event celebrated to remember the plight of refugees across the globe. The team for this year is “Home away from Home” and we will be hanging out with 15 refugees from Cameroon at our favorite spot in Abuja -The Akara Cafe to shed […]
Clean-up, healthcare and wellness programme to mark Earth day 2023 in partnership with Transcorp Hilton, EHA Clinics REACH and Chanja Datti Ltd
On April 20th 2023, TSWINI partnered with Transcorp Hilton, EHA Clinics REACH programme and Chanja Datti Ltd to carry out a clean-up, healthcare and wellness exercise at the Malaysia garden IDP community. During the event, Women and children had opportunities for health checks with EHA REACH, while the team from Transcorp Hilton and Chanja Datti […]
Millinery Training for 35 Beneficiaries led by our founder and celebrity Milliner Chisom Nwankwo in Partnership with The Nigerian German Center for Jobs Migration and reintegration (GIZ)
from April 3- April 23 2023, TSWINI Partnered with The Nigerian Center for Jobs Migration and Integration to conduct a vocational training for 35 women at the Kabusa IDP community. The 3 weeks sessions involved trainings in hat blocking and design, gele tying, auto gele production, tiara beading, bama cap production , material dyeing and […]
In the immediate aftermath of any crisis or disaster, when someone is trapped or badly injured, it is unlikely that the first people to get there will be trained professionals. The people who will provide the immediate help will be the neighbors and community members. During the flooding last year, millions of persons were displaced […]
The TSWINI food and healthcare bank is TSWINI’s response to disaster displacement. The first food and healthcare boxes , duvets and bedsheets were delivered to persons displaced by flood in Bayelsa state. This intervention was done in partnership with the Mandela Washington Alumni Association of Nigeria (MWFAAN) and Transcorp Hilton Abuja.
The TSWINI Impact Fund launched in August 2022 provided funding support for 10 TSWINI Alumni for the set up of a Co-shared business space. The Shared business space is located at M6 Kaura Market opposite Prince and Princess estate Abuja. The Co-shared business space is well equipped with industrial sewing machines, textile upcycling tools, liquid […]
The Skilled Women Initiative Unveiled the TSWINI Impact Fund on the 30th August, 2022. The TSWINI Impact fund is a dedicated funding for refugees, IDPs, low income persons and most especially TSWINI Alumni who have successfully completed the TSWINI 12months Impact cycle. The TSWINI Impact fund supported 10 beneficiaries with smart phones, co-shared business space, […]
The TSWINI training Center is an Out of camp facility that caters for training needs for persons who are looking to up-skill or learn a new skill at an affordable price. We also offer free trainings to Internally displaced persons, refugees , low-income women, and people who have suffered cases of gender based violence at […]
MALAYSIA GARDEN IN- CAMP SKILLS CENTER The Skilled Women Initiative (TSWINI) Malaysian Gardens In-camp Vocational Skills Hub, is a training center that provides Vocational and Climate Adaptation Skills, cash-for-work opportunities for young girls, boys and women living in the IDP camp. The Malaysia Garden IDP skills center is located at Waru,Apo community and it provides […]