Women Integrated Development Organization (WIDO) is an independent non-profit, local non-governmental organization founded in 2004 by a citizen of the Upper West Region of Ghana to address the prevailing social and economic inadequacies of the Upper West Region. These social and economic concerns have led to the growing concern and awareness for the need for a change in the lives of poor people.
Registered as a company limited by guarantee with registration number G-22,223 and duly recognized by the Department of Social Welfare with accreditation number DSW 5082 and the Nadowli District Assembly where it's currently operating. WIDO as a capacity building organization seeks to integrate field work with policy advocacy on women's rights issues and livelihood security. WIDO focuses on women as its primary target. The Programme seeks to facilitate development among rural communities that are socially and economically deprived, using women's groups as focal points for community based initiatives that constitute their development.