Women Economic Empowerment

IF SCHOOLS OPENED, OUR BUSINESSES WOULD THRIVE AGAIN.

What happens when the silver lining starts to fade away just as immediately as it appears? With the country still grappling with the COVID19 pandemic, Kasana Market Tailoring Group is one of the groups that was supported with tailoring equipment from National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU) in 2020 to assist boast their …

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CULTURAL BIASES STILL A HEAVY WEIGHT FOR WOMEN TO CARRY.

Despite the common notion that development cannot be maximized without equal opportunities for women, men and young people, there is still a deficit of women and young people being actively involved at cooperative level. Gender equality is viewed in the context of women and youth being positioned to participate (advise, collaborate, represent, empower, decide) on …

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NINE WOMEN GROUPS IN LUWERO SUPPORTED WITH INCOME KITS.

With funding from FOKUS, NAWOU supported nine (9) women groups from six sub counties in Luwero with start-up income kits (in kind) and production equipment to enable groups boost / revamp various business enterprises affected by the pandemic on 28th July 2021 at district headquarters. As a recovery response strategy, NAWOU in partnership with FIDA-Uganda …

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DISABILITY DID NOT STOP JOYCE NAKKAZI FROM REALIZING HER DREAM.

Joyce Nakkazi, group leader Kazinga women’s group living in Nsangi Wakiso district heading a household of thirteen (13) has been one of NAWOU’s artisans for over twenty years. Having partial visual impairment, as a child with a passion for weaving and blending beautiful colors, she always thought she would never be fully accepted by society. …

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