Women’s Global Disbursed 600 New Loans to Women in the Amuru and Nwoya Districts

“For my entire life I had no idea that failure in my business was from the challenges I had at family level, with all the issues about home management addressed in the training, with the business skills that I have learnt and my Loan of $75 from WGEF, I’m excited to begin a new journey […]

Women’s Global Kicks Off 2017 Literacy Classes with 600 Women

2017 Literacy Enrollment: 600 new adult learners starting classes We are excited to report to you that our first intake for adult literacy started this week. Three new centers have opened with an intake of 600 participants. We have divided them in 2 shifts, each group attending classes for 3 hours a day, 2 days […]

Reserve Your Seat Today for the Annual Spring Luncheon

What do beauty products and women’s empowerment have in common? The ultimate beauty guru, Erin Flaherty, the Health and Beauty Director of Marie Claire magazine will be in Denver to discuss Women’s Global Empowerment Fund and her own trip to Uganda. Erin is the Beauty and Health Director of Marie Claire magazine, which is the global […]

Celebrating the Collective Voice of Women – IWD 2017

1911 – Over 100 years ago, 1 million women and men from 5 countries took to the streets demanding voting rights for women, equal pay, and the right to hold public office. Fast forward to 2017, women from around the world are marching and organizing calling for equality in jobs, pay, health care & education, […]

Power Players: Women’s Global Featured in Marie Claire

We are pleased to share the two-page feature article titled “Power Players” in the March issue of Marie Claire showcasing Erin Flaherty’s trip to Uganda to visit Women’s Global Empowerment Fund. The article takes a dive into WGEF and it’s partnership through The Ultraviolet Edge, showing that the brand takes the title of “badass beauty brand” to a whole […]

2016: A Year In Review

Looking back at a transformative year with an eye toward sustained growth, inspired projects, and powerful community voices in 2017 and beyond. ’Tis the season for reflecting and rejoicing, and Women’s Global Empowerment Fund (WGEF) has serious cause for both. While we all take stock of what we’ve accomplished and the possibilities in the coming […]

It Feels Great To Be An Independent Successful Business Woman And Land Lord

Vicky Acan is 33 years old, married and a mother of 4 children. She runs a restaurant business in Layibi, she employs 3 waitresses to support her business which serves between 150 to 200 customers a day. Vicky is a former victim of domestic violence who separated from her husband 7 years back and decided […]

Remember Women’s Global on Colorado Gives Day

To support the many women who participate in WGEF programs, please consider a contribution on Colorado Gives Day. You can schedule your gift now for Colorado’s annual day of giving on December 6, 2016. Be inspired by more stories from WGEF clients here. Let me begin with a quote by an inspiring woman: “If they […]

Concy’s Story: Inspired Farmer and Community Leader

Akello Concy 31 years, married with 4 children, I joined the WGEF Loan program in 2010 when I was starting my new life from IDP Camp to resettle in my Village. We hardly had no where to start from, no shelter, no food, and no income at all. Only what I had was hope and […]

Gloria’s Story: Agro Produce Supply Business

Gloria Echeme is my name, I’m 31 years, married with 2 children, I run an Agro-produce Supplier Business in CERELENO Gulu Town, dealing in buying agro from my fellow women farmers from the villages and sell to town and near by markets. I joined WGEF 4 years and my group of 5 members received training […]

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