SOWO through its programs has been very particular with Women empowerment. Bidii Women Group have a success story on how SOWO has helped, through training-made them fiscally independence. Table-banking, a group funding strategy where members of a particular group meet once every month, place their savings, repay loans and other contribute on the table then borrow immediately either as long term or short term loans is beneficial financial strategy that has helped the group be self reliant. The women use the money borrowed as capital for their livelihood projects.
Gender bias harbors women’s rights in most fundamental issues. Practices such as early marriage or poor health services result in high rates of maternal mortality.
SOWO advocates for rights and equality of women key to the survival and development of children and to building healthy families, communities and nations.