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Women’s Groups in Luweero Receive Training on Improved Farming

Since March 2015, NAWOU in partnership with Forum for Women in Development (FOKUS) has been implementing a project in Luweero “Economic Justice for Women” which works with 2 groups from each of the 13 sub counties in the District, making a total of 26 groups. The groups must be women founded or women-based with a …

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Leadership in Action: LCIII Chairperson Committed to Inspiring Others to Combat Violence against Women and Girls

Venacious Mbooye, the LCIII Chairperson of Kibalinga Sub-county in Mubende District, is one person extremely enthusiastic about the project to combat violence against women and girls. Combating violence against women, young women and girls is one of Mr. Mboonye’s priorities in leadership. However, while he admits to having considerable experience in community interventions on this …

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Capacity of Women’s Groups Strengthened

NAWOU works in partnership with We Effect in a framework of strengthening the capacity of grassroots women’s organizations in promoting gender equality in Hoima District. The organization implemented a training regime up to 25 member organisations of Hoima Women’s District network. Ms. Flossy Tumusime of Muhwiju Tukorehamu Women Saving and Credit Association shares the benefits …

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Raising a Flag for Gender Equality through VLSAs: The Story of Hoima District

By Ms. Beatrice Rukanyanga Village savings and loan associations (VSLAs) have been found to be a powerful tool for enabling millions of women to access loans, set up small businesses and improve their quality of life. However, as experience has also shown, VSLAs can also be a platform for addressing the social norms that sustain …

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