2020 Annual Program Report

The mission of Women’s Global Empowerment Fund is to support women through economic, social, and political programs, creating opportunities while addressing inequality; strengthening families and communities.

Moving into 2021, we need your help to continue providing opportunities and resources to women and girls. Please consider a year end gift to our Annual Fund effort, ensuring the fight for equality, dignity and justice continues.

Our Focus for 2021

COVID-19: Ensure women and girls eperiencing violence and exploitation have access to services, support and resources during the global pandemic. GWRC has received special permission to stay open for emergency response and service.

Ag Loans: Provide loans for women entrepreneurs managing small farms and agricultural businesses to support a strong local food system.

Leadership Development: Train and encourage women running for local and national elected office, ensuring women have a seat at the table.

Access to Justice: Expand the Initiative’s work to facilitate community dialogue and action on issues of human rights and gender-based violence in northern Uganda.

2020 Program Achievements

12,000+ new microloans and agricultural loans, enabling economic opportunities for women, creating stronger families and communities

500,000+ sanitary products delivered to schools, homes, and villages, and distributed at Gulu Women’s Resource Center

500+ women leaders serving in leadership positions across northern Uganda; women have a seat at the table, are highly trained, and ensuring women’s voices are heard

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