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Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women

Org #14086
Vetted since 2013 Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$62,588
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
1
projects funded

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)

House of Hope Orphanage and School
Uganda / Children
Support Orphans in Uganda
Uganda / Children
Fruit trees for Uganda
Uganda / Environment
Libraries in Rural Uganda
Uganda / Children
 
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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Nov 11, 2019
Director Report
Greetings to you dear Friends. Appologies for the delay- my life is disorganized so please send me prayers and happy thoughts. Back to House of Hope, kids are doing fine busy working hard because...
Sep 30, 2019
Update
Hello everyone! Not much to report at the moment. The kids seem to be doing well but struggeling a bit with the land issues and the health of the Jajja taking care of the younger 3. Unfortunately,...
Sep 23, 2019
Kiwano Melon
  One of the things I love most about Africa is the abundance of interesting and unique fruits available. One of which is the Kiwano Melon, also known as African Horned Mellon, and Bush...
 
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