Economic Empowerment

WHO AM I TO BE STANDING IN MY OWN PINEAPPLE FARM. IT IS A DREAM COME TRUE!

40-year-old Gertrude Namusisi, is a farmer who lives in Kikyusa sub county, Luwero. Together with her husband and three children, Gertrude planted beans and maize as their source of livelihood for years. They sold these crops to their neighbors and in the market. At that time, the revenue was just enough to pay for their …

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NAWOU International Crafts Expo (N.I.CE) 2018

The National Association of Women’s Organisation in Uganda (NAWOU), under its flagship project, “NAWOU Handmade”,  is organising  a crafts fair titled: NAWOU International Craft EXPO (NICE)  scheduled for 17th – 21st September, 2018 at the Lugogo UMA show grounds.  The Annual Expo, the first of its kind, will feature traditional, contemporary, fashionable and decorative crafts …

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Dialogue on land acquisition, ownership, access and control held in Hoima

The dialogue revolved around how the Ugandan constitution protects land owners and what provisions it has for disposal and acquisition of land. The land question has, in the last couple of years, become an important one to interrogate.  The President Uganda has over the last few months undertaken a country wide campaign to educate and …

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Women’s groups plant trees to mitigate effects of climate change

  Participants cover tree seedlings with mulch. NAWOU is committed to environmental management, sustainability and addressing climate change. Aware that because of gender expectations women rely on the health of the environment to execute their roles, and that because of this very dependency women are also one of the biggest degraders of the environment because of …

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