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Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women

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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)

Libraries in Rural Uganda
Uganda / Education
Support Orphans in Uganda
Uganda / Physical Health
House of Hope Orphanage and School
Uganda / Child Protection
Fruit trees for Uganda
Uganda / Climate Action
Project Leaders
Lee Koelzer
Lee Koelzer
Linda Koelzer
Linda Koelzer
Mariam Nakawuki, Lee Koelzer
Organization Information
plot 130 jinja rd
box 455
Mukono, Mukono 0
Organization Information
plot 130 jinja rd
box 455
Mukono, Mukono 0

Project Reports

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Sep 19, 2020
Keeping the lights on
We were lucky enough to have a quick visit from Solar Light for Africa shortly before the quarantine hit and the airports were shut down. They provided us with some new bulbs, tips for keeping the...
Jun 9, 2020
Update on the kids
Hello donors and well wishers! Bellow is a brief update from the children's guardian Stephen: The children are steadily growing. David, Flavia and Angela all performing well in school. Angela still...
May 14, 2020
Libraries in the time of Covid
Well, we really don't have much to report right now. Pretty much all of Uganda has been shut down for the last couple months, including our libraries, as the Govornment tries to squelch the spread of...
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