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Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women

Org #14086
Vetted since 2013 Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$64,387
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

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... read more

Projects (5)

Support Orphans in Uganda
Uganda / Children
House of Hope Orphanage and School
Uganda / Children
Libraries in Rural Uganda
Uganda / Children
Fruit trees for Uganda
Uganda / Environment
 
Project Leaders
Lee Koelzer
Lee Koelzer
Linda Koelzer
Linda Koelzer
Team
Mariam Nakawuki, Lee Koelzer
Organization Information
plot 130 jinja rd
box 455
Mukono, Mukono 0
Uganda
256774169978

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #6240158893
Organization Information
plot 130 jinja rd
box 455
Mukono, Mukono 0
Uganda
256774169978

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #6240158893

Project Reports

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Jan 15, 2020
Update
Happy new year to you all. Thank you for all the support you gave us in 2019. We wouldn't have made it thru without this support. We concluded the school term with joy since our children passed and...
Jan 6, 2020
Kids are never too young to love books
"We've got to pause and ask ourselves,how much are we doing to make the young ones love books?" ~ David, GRU Librarian   When I was little my mother read to us every night before bed. It started...
Dec 31, 2019
Mulberries
Mulberries are one of my favorite berries in Uganda. I’m told they were actually brought here by the British during colonialism… though I’m not sure if that is accurate. Regardless-...
 
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