Before attending WGEF’s business skills training, I was not doing any business but was depending on my husband for everything. I would endure all harsh words from my husband in order to survive.
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WGEF Graduates 27 Young Girls with Computer Skills As part of Gulu Women’s Resource Centre’s goal of providing women with current and critical information, community meeting space, computer and life skill trainings, WGEF offered a 3 months’ basic computer training for 27 young girls and women to help them learn and improve their knowledge and […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Field Report, June 2016: Never Underestimate Any Small Actions My tears of joy rolled down, my heart beat Firstar as I visited Florence today. Her warm welcome and embracing me with a real hug was enough to explain her feeling, she said: “I have kept this gift for you for so long you gave me […]
Once a Victim, I’m a Champion I’m Atim Mary, a 36 year-old single mother with two daughters. I was formerly abducted and experienced all sorts of violence. Before joining WGEF I lived an isolated life, even when the community did not discriminate against me I discriminated myself. I lacked a voice and I had no […]
An update from Women’s Global clients in Gulu addressing their political engagement and leadership. An inspiring update! “At the beginning we only had 7 clients their performance inspired more 3 women from our client to join the race to represent their communities at different levels Margaret, Atim and Jovia. We continue to support encourage and […]