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Who We Are

Legal Status:

Women’s Action for Development (WAD) is an Article 21 Company, not for gain and operates as a Namibian-based non-partisan, non-party-political Non-Governmental Organization.


To be a leading women empowerment agent and self-sustaining civil society organisation by 2025.

Vision Statement:

  • To empower 5000 women through economic development and awareness raising programs
  • To sensitize vulnerable communities on the importance of human rights and gender equality
  • To provide girls with information on sexual and reproductive health and rights and leadership programs
  • To operate as a self-sustaining organisation with income generating activities


To advance the socio-economic empowerment of women and vulnerable communities in Namibia through training, advocacy and awareness raising programs.


WAD intends to deliver on its objectives by;

  • Maintaining the highest levels of accountability with its donors and broader stakeholders
  • Being visible to highlight on its interventions and accomplishments
  • Providing economic empowerment training that ensures improvement of people’s lives

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3rd Ruhr Street

Northern Industrial Area

PO Box 370


Tel: +264 83 321 7667