WOFAN has commenced implementation of the ICON of Hope Project. The main objective of the two-year project is to build resilience of 30,000 smallholder male and female farmers and processors, including those affected by COVID-19 pandemic, in Kano, Jigawa and Kaduna states as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Positions available:
a) Gender & Development Specialist, Location : Kano 

b) ICON/Project Manager, location: Abuja

c) Training & Credit Officer, Location: Kano 

d) M&E & Linkages Specialist, location: Kano 

e) Behavior Change Communication (BCC), ICT &Youth Advisor, Abuja 

f) Account & Logistics Officer, location: Kaduna

g) State Team Lead (4 Positions), Kano, Jigawa, Kaduna and FCT 

For Eligibilty and Method of Application, Click here. Please if you qualify, kindly send your CV to and copy indicating your zone of preference and the position you are applying for.

2013 International Women's Day : WOFAN commissions a Science lab., ICT and Home Management center

WOFAN commissions a Science laboratory, ICT and Home Management center to support girl’s education in Kano state- To mark 2013 International Women’s Day

2013 International Women's Day: WOFAN donates 120 three seater furniture to 3 schools

WOFAN donates 120 three seater furniture to 3 schools in Kumbotso, Gwale and Bebeji LGA to support safe learning environment for women and girls learning centers in Kano to mark the 2013 International Women’s Day.

2013 International Women's Day: WOFAN constructs 6 block classrooms to Sharada Community

WOFAN constructed and donated a 6 block classrooms to Sharada community in support of the education and empowerment of women and girls to mark the 2013 International women’s Day.

WOFAN Joins Millions To Mark the Global Hand Washing Day 2012

 In Kano, WOFAN joined Millions all over the world to mark the  Global Handwashing Day on October  15- 2012.  Over 3000 pupils from 20 schools and 5 LGAs  of Kano State ,Nigeria  , converged  to Sabon gida primary  in Kumbotso LGA

Ongoing projects...... WOFAN commences a 2 year partnership project

WOFAN commences a 2 year partnership project with Katsina state government  on Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment activities in 34 LGAs Considering the laudable projects of WOFAN 


WOFAN/WASH: Safe Drinking Water in Clinics and Dispensaries

 The WASH project co-funded by WOFAN and USAID in parts of Northern Nigeria is helping to reduce water-borne diseases by improving access to safe drinking water and hygiene facilities

... As More Communities Get VIP Latrines

 As WOFAN was implementing the water component of the WASH project in schools and communities in Sokoto State, the organization was also constructing Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP)

USAID/WOFAN WASH Project: Sokoto Schools Get Safe Drinking Water

Over 30 formal and non-formal primary schools and learning centers in Sokoto State now have access to safe drinking water, courtesy of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project co-funded by USAID and WOFAN.

WOFAN Commissions Water & Sanitation Facilities in Bauchi State. PDF   E-mail

On 20 October 2010 WOFAN & USAID commission 137 compartment of VIP latrines, 100 urinals and 49 water systems including hand pump boreholes in 21 communities in 3 LGAs

Netherland Ambassador visits women farmers in Yantomo(Garun Mallam), Kano

The Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Arie vander Wiel commended WOFAN for initiating programs that are geared towards improving the wellbeing of rural communities. Mr Weil gave the commendation

WOFAN attends side-event at global conference on climate change organised by WfWP

 On Tuesday 2 November, from 13.00 to 15.00 hours, Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) organizes a side-event on the 2010 global conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change

VIP Latrines Provided in Sokoto LGA

All the communities benefiting from the WASH project in Sokoto State contributed in kind to the implementation of the project. As their contributions to the construction of the toilets, community members volunteered time and labor to dig the pits for the VIP Latrines.

Community women from Kano and Katsina visit Zinder-Niger Republic to under study community radio and livelihood adaptation strategy

The exchange visit to Zinder led by WOFAN Executive Director Hajiya salamatu Garba and the wife of Katsina State Governor Hajiya Fatima I. Shema, was for ideas and experience sharing on coping

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Tararuwa Rice in 50 Kg

Tararuwa Rice Now available in 50Kg pack!! 


50kg TAURARUWA WOFAN groups, long grain, sorted, cleaned , indigenously planted, processed and packaged Rice", by small holder farmers and processed/ aggregated by the micro, small and medium value chain actors.

Tauraruwa Rice in 2 KG Takeaway Packs

Tauraruwa Rice Now Available in 2 Kg packs

TAURARUWA RICE, stone-free, spotless and long grain is Now available in 2KG takeway packs and spread across 7 states of Nigeria.  Produced and packaged by WOFAN trained rural women, who have moved from Farm laborers to Rice farmers, processors and marketers, all along the Nigerian Rice value chain. Read More

Tauraruwa Rice in 25 Kg Bags

Tauraruwa Rice Now Available in 25  Kg 

TAURARUWA RICE, stone-free, spotless and long grain is Now available in 25kg, 10kg, 5kg and 2kg and spread across 7 states of Nigeria.  Produced and packaged by WOFAN trained rural women, who have moved from Farm laborers to Rice farmers, processors and marketers, all along the Nigerian Rice value chain. Read More

Tauraruwa Rice in Abuja, Kano

WOFAN Home grown (TAURARUWA) Rice now available in Abuja and Kano

Distribution centres
1. Abuja: HEEMS Supermarket, Shop 3, Plot 444B, 5th Avenue, Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja. Tel: 08093452174
2. Kano: WOFAN center, opposite BUK newsite gate, Gwarzo road, Kano. Tel: 08186620598
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WOFAN Agro products For Christmas Hampers

For your Christmas hampers or thinking of something different to give to your friends and loved ones during this festive period?, then , contact WOFAN for various agro-products that meet your needs and your pocket size.  Place your orders and we can discuss delivery modalities if need be. Contact us at: 345 Danbare Layout,  opposite BUK Newsite Gate By mobil filling station, along Gwarzo Road, Kano- Nigeria

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WOFAN Awards

Heroes’ Award by Kano Sate Govt


 The Executive Director of Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), Hajia Salamatu Garba has bagged the Agriculture and Community Development award of the maiden Kano Heroes Award held inside the Coronation Hall of the Government House, Kano.



CVL Award to WOFAN

The Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL Ltd/Gte) in Nigeria  and the Economic committee of West Africa the ECOWAS has given an award to the Women Farmers Advancement Network –WOFAN as the 2014 agric friendly NGO in Nigeria for reaching out  and supporting over 5 million rural women and youths in 6 Northern states  of Nigeria


WOFAN receives 2014 Rare Gem Award


 Achievement Award

WOFAN BAGS the Outstanding Achievement in Grassroots Empowerment Award for the First Distinguished Nigerian Merit Awards organised by Africa Recruit UK in collaboration with The Network For Women In Agriculture And Environment, at The 3rd Annual African Diaspora Investment Forum. 23rd – 25th November 2006. London, United Kingdom


Leadership Award

From Left: Dr. Nathaneil George and Salamatu GarbaReceived The Nigerian Leadership Award of behalf of WOFAN


WOFAN Honoured for contributing to Positive Change



Guests Online

We have 13 guests online

WOFAN Women and Youths Economic Empowerment Projects

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AGRF Summit Kenya

Speech by  WOFAN CEO at the AGRF 2021summit in Nairobi, Kenya @ AGRA AWARD presentation

Submit Application

 You can Appy to WOFAN Group of School


WOFAN in Jigawa

WOFAN Supporting the women processing groups of Aujara Jigawa State


Covid-19 Palliative

Women in Agirc get Support from WOFAN

UNDP-GEF Project

UNDPNIGERIA - While 80% of Agricultural labor, gender-defined roles reduces their capacities and contribution. Learn how: Incentivised agriculture is creating equal opportunities for women & youth in Nigeria.

WOFAN-NTA Tuesday Live

Engaging With Agric Minister, House Comittee on Agriculture and WOFAN CEO on a 2 hr NTA Tuesday Live




Turning Rice Husk to Coal

WOFAN Documentary

Dr Nat Presentation

Dr George Nathaniel Garba the inventor of The nutrition and growth monitoring wheel for community and health centers addressing SDG For more information

Enrol Your Child in WOFAN Group of Schools for Quality Education and Training:


WOFAN New Office, School and Centers

 WOFAN Statement: World Toilet Day 2013

NTA Interview on Farmers

Interview by Salamatu Garba on Small farmers in Nigeria. "Assist the farmers with their immediate basic needs with sincerity and a result oriented frame work to achieve our dream of producing what we eat and make farming a desired vocation of our generation, particularly women and youths" WOFAN CEO





WOFAN CEO speaks on Women Empowerment and Child Education in NIgeria

WOFAN Celebrates

World Toilet Day 2103


Intl Day of Rural Women

International Day of Rural Women (15/10/13) (AUDIO)   Q&A: Clikc to Listen to Audio on Empowering Female Farmers in Nigeria, with Salamatu Garba CEO WOFAN

World Water Day


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Women Farmers Advancement Network-WOFAN 

Along Gwarzo Road, Opposite Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
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Tel: +2348186620598 
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