Make a Difference with AWIMA

Become a Valued Partner

Partnering with AWIMA provides a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of women in Africa’s extractive industries. Your support can help us achieve targeted outcomes, from technical training to leadership development, making a tangible difference across Africa. Here’s how you can partner with us:

Technical Advice

Offer your expertise and guidance to help us develop and implement effective programs and projects.

Project Sponsorship

Sponsor specific projects that aim to empower women in mining, oil, and gas industries.

Crowdfunding Support

Assist in covering administrative and operational costs with donations starting from $50 to ensure our programs and projects run smoothly and efficiently.

Make a Difference with AWIMA

Join Our Volunteer Team

AWIMA is a volunteer organization, and we are always on the lookout for dedicated individuals. By volunteering with AWIMA, you will play a crucial role in empowering women in the extractive industries across Africa. We welcome both men and women who share our passion for gender equality and sustainable development.

To join our volunteer team, scroll down and complete the application form to be added to our database. It is important that our volunteers align with AWIMA’s Vision, Mission, and Strategic Objectives.

Before completing the form, click on the button below to familiarise yourself with AWIMA’s Strategic Objectives.

Volunteer Sign-Up Form


Please complete the form below  with accurate information. Your detailed responses will help us understand how you can best contribute to AWIMA. Don’t be intimidated by the questions—AWIMA values all contributions, from simple tasks to technical assignments. Every skill and effort matters when it comes to volunteering. We look forward to utilising your talents to achieve our shared goals.

Make a Difference with AWIMA

Join our Network

AWIMA has members in 5 regions in Africa: North Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, and West Africa. Membership is open to national women in mining, oil, and gas associations in African countries. AWIMA member associations have access to exclusive resources, networking opportunities, and professional support.


Applying for AWIMA Membership is a straight forward process. To determine your eligibility and apply for membership, follow Step 1 to Step 3:

Step 1: Check the Map

Scroll down to view the map. The icons indicate countries where AWIMA has members or, is finalising memberships. Click on the icons for organisation names and membership status.

Step 2: Engage Locally

If there's an AWIMA member in your country, connect with the local organisation. Click on the "CONTACT MEMBER" button below the country's name on the map to get in touch. Members contact details are also accessible in the "DIRECTORY" section of the Members page.

Step 3: Apply for Membership

If there is no AWIMA member association in your country, navigate to the Members page and complete the Member Application Form.

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