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Delta State Water Corporation Nigeria: Engendering Industries Partner Profile

Summary

DESUWACO supplies water to over two million Nigerians in Delta state. The utility employs 445 people, but only 15 percent are women. When women serve as leaders and employees, businesses benefit and company performance improves. USAID’s Engendering Industries program works to increase women’s participation in male-dominated sectors globally. In 2021, Engendering Industries partnered with DESUWACO—a water utility in Nigeria—to design workplace initiatives that will expand job opportunities for women and enhance the utility’s performance. DESUWACO supplies water to over two million Nigerians in Delta state. 

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