A sense of excitement, gratitude and joy was all over when a-team of 46 peer counsellors and group chairpersons from 5 Districts, mate at Gulu Women’s Resource Center to share the achievements of the year and also reflect, learn and plan for a big coming year 2018.
The year 2017 saw WGEF launching the Women’s Assembly Hour radio program to enable rural and urban women to speak out about their needs, experiences and opinions about key issues affecting their communities.
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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 […]
“The fighting in our home country separated me from my family, I don’t know if they are still alive, I was left alone with no one to tell my challenges, no one to take care of my needs such as sanitary pads I have to use a piece of cloth, but also cleaning it is […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]