Aware Uganda

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How We're Funded

  • Membership fees
  • Voluntary contributions
  • Grants and donations
  • Fundraising

 

Funders have included the following:

Germany Embassy Kampala

Conducted Food security, Through ox-ploughing, food storage, Grain security among women groups in Kaabong urban and Kalapata subcounty.

United Nations

Carried out Promotion of Human Rights, prevention of Domestic violence through culture, Folk songs, peace dialogue.

Global Fund for Women

Donation of a pickup truck.

Global Human Rights

Conducted Promotion and protection of Women’s Rights.

PACE Uganda

Provision of Health Starter Kits and HIV/AIDs program.

MSF-Kaabong (Medicine Sans Frontieres)

Establishment of a Maternity Waiting House.

CESVI-Kaabong

Sensitization on Sanitation.

Hauriou Commission

Promotion of Women Rights on Land and Exchange Visits.

NAADS

Establishment of a mother Fruit Garden.

Netherlands Embassy Kampala

Construction of women's centre.

DFID

Disseminated the 1988 Land Act to the communities.

HURINET, Global Human Rights, UNNIS

Promotion and protection of Human/women rights awareness.

AWDF

Exchange learning visits to Kenya.

German Embassy Kampala

Introduction of improved stoves to the community.

Irish Embassy Kampala

Trained parents and guardians on nutrition and parenting skills.

CIDA

Establishment and fencing of the orchard garden.

Global Fund for HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

HIV/AIDS awareness campaign.

American Jewish World Service

Conducted HIV/AIDS program, livelihood for affected and infected, food security through ox ploughing, Human Rights Awareness, GBV Prevention & domestic violence.

AWARE Uganda has also received help from:

Women's Land Link Africa (WILLA)

Uganda Community Based Association for Child Welfare (UCOBAC)

Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

On 31st May, 2010, Grace Loumo, the founder of AWARE Uganda, received a Certificate of Recongition for her leadership skills in campaigning against HIV/AIDS.

The award was presented by President Museveni of Uganda, on behalf of the parliament and the people of Uganda.

What We Do

We participated in civic education for the last concluded elections in Uganda.

We have trained 200 Para Legal Aid Volunteers in 3 districts of Kotido, Abim and Kaabong.

Paralegalism

Assisting the community with violence prevention and providing access to legal justice within the government system.
Aware has trained volunteers to act as paralegals.

Home Based Care Givers

The volunteers visit the community and support them with food, medicines and care and love.

Income Generation Loan Scheme

Loans are given to women to start up income generating activities in pottery, piggery, art and crafts, grocery shop.

Training in Human Rights

Training and awareness on women and land and property rights and how women can aquire land and own property

HIV/AIDS Awareness Program

Counseling and spreading the words through Drama shows targeting the youth solders and the business community who are on the move from one place to another.

Food Security

Training oxen and women on animal traction for faster food production

Grinding mill and food storage facility to save food for the long drought.

Early Childhood Development Programme

AWARE community nursery for feeding and preparation of children for primary school.

Education

Teaching basic literacy and numeracy skills

Environment Support and Protection

Growing and cultivating of orchard and trees in homestead to improve the health and environment:

      • Tree planting, where each member plants and nurtures one tree.
      • Economic Productivity
      • Livestock farming, income generation from grain mills, trade in produce and handicrafts.

 

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AWARE Uganda orchard. The first trees were planted over 25 years ago

Children

Drama-group

HIV awareness-raising drama group

Weaving

Weaving loom at the Centre