UWEP helps Karusandara women fight stigma

Originally discriminated against for being HIV/AIDS positive, 570 women in Karusandara Sub-county in Busongora South Constituency, Kasese District have reinvented themselves by forming a Crafts Making and Selling Group. The group chairperson, Ms Donata Komuhangyi, says Karusandara Women Crafts Making and Selling Group was established in 2004, as...

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Kichinjaji dream; the gains of stationery manufacture

Single motherhood and limited means, coupled with unlimited demands is such a challenge to many women that some abandon their children while others resort to unbecoming social activities, some of which can endanger their lives. The need for decent living in an ever challenging economic atmosphere which is characterized by an ever rising cost of li...

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Kibuku women farmers reap big from cassava processing

Under Kiwani Women Value Addition and Marketing Group found in the eastern district of Kibuku, women are reaping big from processing fresh cassava tubers into high quality cassava flour. This women group has received funding from the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship programme (UWEP) to implement enterprises of their choice. The women group started i...

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