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
 
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
House of Hope Orphanage and School
 
House of Hope is a Ugandan orphanage, school, and child empowerment center catering to vulnerable children in Uganda. The children are predominantly orphans, HIV+, abandoned, neglected, or abused children who have been removed from a harmful environment and brought to HOH for safety and love. When possible, children are placed with host families in the community, and HOH caters for all the child's needs such as education, clothing, hygiene, medical, food, emotional, and so forth. project reportread updates from the field
Fruit trees for Uganda
 
This project will give out 10,000 fruit trees to rural poor farmers, schools, and orphanages around Central Uganda. project reportread updates from the field
Libraries in Rural Uganda
 
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
Support Vulnerable Children's Center in Uganda
 
Highway Community Center is a children's community center catering to approximately 300 children in the Kitende trading center along Jinja road in Uganda. The children and their families live in poverty, and the center offers them a safe place to come and be part of a positive and warm group. Their moto is "Live, Love, Laugh, Learn" They teach through structured play and child focused activities, sun up until sun down.
Support Orphans in Uganda
 
Due to the tragic HIV AIDS epidemic, there are many children orphaned with limited resources to help care for them. We aim to help some of these children. With your help we can ensure that they have a matron to care for them, food to eat, clothes, medical care, educations, and the basic needs of day to day life. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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