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Nallongo the children's caretaker Raymond Flavia and Angela Libraries in Rural Uganda

Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women

Org #14086
Vetted since 2013 Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$65,897
raised on GlobalGiving
7
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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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...
May 14, 2020
Kyinyanya
Kinyanya are better known as tamarillos or tree tomatoes. Though the 'trees' often feel quite woody and can grow over 10 feet tall, they are actually a member of the nightshade family like tomatoes...
 
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