Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women

Mission: Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women is an NGO working with Women in the slums and rural areas of Uganda. We provide training in craft making, business skills, and money management, while paying our Artisans fair wages for their work. Our Mission is to give our women a hand up, instead of a hand out, so that they can pull themselves out of poverty. Founding Principles and Our Purpose: Women are the backbone of Uganda. They carry out all the domestic duties of life without running water, electricity, or any of the basic conveniences of modern life. Th...
Water System for Peace Demonstration Farm, Uganda
 
$11,617
$9,143
Raised
Remaining
This project is to install a water system at Peace Demonstration Farm in Uganda. The purpose of the farm is to teach Ugandans to expand their thinking about farming, and to teach them new and innovative farming techniques. This will help people pull themselves out of poverty by giving them a hand up, instead of a hand out. The farm will use the water well to irrigate crops, and the well will serve as the primary source of clean water for the villages of Nyenje and Budugala. project reportread updates from the field
Libraries in Rural Uganda
 
$575
$7,425
Raised
Remaining
Grassroots Uganda is building 5 Libraries in rural areas of Uganda. The Libraries focus is on children to help the children grow with a sustainable reading culture. The Libraries are a an outlet where children and adults can go to learn, create, explore and venture outside of the confines of poverty. Our librarians read children's stories aloud to the kids at least once per day, and we offer children's arts and crafts classes on Wednesdays to help the kids build their creative talents. project reportread updates from the field

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