The Only Way Forward Is Together!

As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hits Uganda and impacts everyday life, we thank you for your continued support and commitment to WGEF.

Investing In women farmers, increasing food security for the region!

WGEF has invested in building the capacity of women farmers in Northern Uganda providing them access to financial, technical resources and advisory services to enable them tap into the many available and profitable opportunities in the agricultural value chain.

21 Women Successfully Elected to Offices Across the Region!

Why We Run, February, 2021: “I Knew That Something Needed to Be Done but How to Do It?”

WGEF’s response to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021

On January 6th, a violent insurrection aimed at stopping Joe Biden from becoming the next duly elected president shocked the world. America has a long and vibrant history of a peaceful transition of power, even during times of contention. It is this transition that keeps the American Experiment alive and moving forward. While the U.S. […]

Uganda Decides 2021 – Supporting Women’s Participation in Leadership

As the general elections take place on 14th January 2021, 25 women from WGEF’s Leadership Development Initiative are running for office!

“Their Future as Career Women Is Our Hope”

Aber, 34, is a senior woman teacher at Olwiyo primary school in Nwoya District. Her major role is to mentor and support young girls. Here is her story of courage…

I Was on the Verge of Giving up on Life

WGEF came at a time she needed a hand to hold her from collapsing. “I had a timber business in Democratic Republic of Congo, when I lost all I had to the soldiers.”

After Succeeding in Business, I Now Have a Voice in My Family

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.

COVID-19 Video Update from the Field

At Women’s Global Empowerment Fund, we didn’t sit back amidst this fear. We went forward. We stretched out to help ourselves and help the community.

2020 Annual Program Report

Providing Essential Services in the Face of COVID-19