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Famine Crisis in Kaabong - Working to Prevent Starvation

"We buried four members last week" - Grace Loumo told Safe World founder, Chris Crowstaff in a phone call. AWARE Uganda, Safe World Field Partner in Uganda, is struggling to feed their members, amidst famine caused by climatic extremes.
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First Lady of Uganda Rewards Kaabong Women With Tractor!

The First Lady of Uganda has awarded AWARE Uganda, in Kaabong, with a brand new tractor in recognition of hard work and dedication in providing for the rural community. This tractor has especially helped with our agricultural endeavors and the will to…
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Karamoja: Impact of Climate Change on Grassroots Women and Call for Action

Women are not helpless victims, they are powerful agents of change and their leadership is critical. A gender equality pespective is essential when discussing policy development, decision-making, and strategies to mitigation and adaptation...
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From Kaabong, to Washington DC, to Rural England - and Back

Grace Loumo - founder of AWARE Uganda, has been travelling oversees, to help the women and children of Kaabong, in a remote region of Karamoja on the border of Sudan...
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Uganda's Rural Women: 50 Years On

The low social status of rural and urban Uganda women makes them vulnerable to violence and sexual harassment. This – along with female circumcision, wife inheritance, despite international declarations and conventions – makes the prospects of a time that…
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Uganda: Women and Children Vulnerable to Effects of Climate Change

A recent flood in a rural warrior region of Karamoja, Uganda, saw many women and children tragically drown while trying to cross a river in search of food. A few months later, a wildfire swept through Karamoja destroying over 50 homes, leaving families…