From street vending to serious business women and now to political aspirants. Our credit plus program, focusing on leadership development, has produced 7 women aspirants in the upcoming general elections. From now until election day they will receive training and support; sharpening their public speaking and leadership skills. They are to be the representatives of […]
Our 8th Annual Drama Festival will be on October 2nd and 3rd this year in Gulu. The focus of this years events will be: Women and Gender Equity in Civic Participation Why Civic Participation? Due to the current political situation in Uganda, and heading into the 2016 elections, gender equity and civic engagement are more important […]
This year, our goal is to continue to grow and expanded opportunity for adult literacy leaning to more women in Gulu. 216 women are participating at 2 learning centers in Gulu. Our program is reflective to the needs of women in the community and offers children the opportunity for early child development. For the month […]
Through this period staff at the Gulu Office have conducted several Business Skill trainings to 72 new clients; conducted 3 GBV (gender based violence) sessions that comprised of our clients together with their husbands (partners) to address gender issues and domestic violence; also to educate men about our program and its benefit to their families. In total 47 men 55 […]
You now its been a good day when Arianna Huffington, media mogul and powerhouse, tweets about your good work. We at Women’s Global Empowerment Fund were lucky enough to catch Huffington’s eye as a part of the Next Ten Challenge. In partnership with Crowdrise, an online crowdfunding platform, the Huffington Post is celebrating its tenth […]
The mission of Women’s Global Empowerment Fund is to reach underserved women through economic, social and political programs; creating opportunities while addressing inequality, strengthening families and communities. Through grassroots strategies, marginalized women are given the tools necessary to alleviate poverty
Women’s Global Empowerment Fund strives to develop programs that produce reductions in poverty and the marginalization of women and their families by providing economic, social and political opportunities for sustainability and self-determination. Investing in women and families, by creating a social network, helps women build livelihoods and address inequality.
By donating or volunteering with Women’s Global Empowerment Fund, you can help women create a brighter future for themselves and their families. We need a dynamic volunteer force to build awareness about microfinance and our other programs in northern Uganda. Your action can make it possible for us to provide opportunities to more and more […]