Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI)
is a sub-regional, non-profit organisation that strengthens the capacity of women, youth and civil society organisations in governance, leadership, economic empowerment, policy advocacy and peace and security.
To enhance gender equality and social justice through networking, research, capacity building and advocacy for women. EASSI is committed to the promotion of partnerships and collective action among national and regional key actors working towards the realization of the goals of Global and African Platforms for Action.
A transforming society where women and men realize their full potential through the enhancement of gender equality, advancement of women, and social justice within Eastern Africa and beyond.
Where We Work
We work in nine countries within the East and Horn of Africa namely; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan and hope to expand to other countries.