Women’s Global Announces New Bakery Initiative in Haiti

While Haiti’s political system and institutions remain in a corruptive limbo, the people of Haiti continue to seek new and productive ways to survive in the informal sector. WGEF believes there is a unique opportunity to work directly in the Cap-Haiten community with community-based organizations. Our first initiative is a Women’s Bakery Initiative (WBI); we […]

Fall 2015: Singing for Equality in the 8th Annual Drama Festival

Hear the women in Gulu sing for equality in this video clip from the 8th Annual Drama Festival. singing for equality

Fall 2015: Exploring Gulu with Karen Sugar

To see the photos from the recent trip to Gulu, check out the slideshow by clicking on the image below. Women’s Global Founder and Director Karen Sugar visited Gulu during the fall of 2015, meeting with clients and preparing for our annual drama festival. Explore some moments from her most recent trip!    

Gulu Client Says, “Before I was blind, now I can see.”

Last Tuesday, we traveled to Lapin Loyo; after very challenging roads we arrived to be greeted by over 50 WGEF clients who live in the village and work/study together at our training centre. While discussing the literacy program, I asked how it impacted their lives and made them feel; here is the one quote which […]

Access to Justice Initiative – Field report, September 2015

WGEF is known for the development of unique initiatives relevant to challenges facing women and families in Gulu district, northern Uganda. Today, we had the opportunity to learn how one program is addressing the needs of the community. It was one year ago when WGEF hosted the Access to Justice training at the TAKS center in Gulu. […]

WGEF Believes Women are Natural Leaders

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 th​eir ​public speaking and leadership skills. They are to be the representatives of […]

8th Annual Drama Festival – Kikopo Pa Mon

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 […]

Literacy Program Update

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 […]

An Update from Gulu

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 […]

Women’s Global Celebrates International Women’s Day 2015

“Empowerment for women and girls is progress for all.” Women’s Global clients celebrated International Women’s Day in Gulu, Uganda on March 4-8 with a series of debates, discussions, and mentoring sessions for girls. On March 8, in recognition of IWD 2015, women (and men) marched for equality, justice and each other.