RURAL SELF HELP GROUP PROJECT

by NORTHERN UGANDA WOMEN AND CHILDREN INITIATIVES(NUWECHI)

Summary

This project will benefit both directly an indirectly 500 people.it will enable women to become self reliant independent and become out of dependency syndrome which is a cause to rampant gender domestic violence. it will also strengthen the house hold to reduce the house hold poverty plus taking into account that this population is poor, illiterate,marginalized and do not have control over productive resources culturally. The project require $24,624 in total .
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Challenge

The 20 years old violent conflicts in Northern Uganda have forced over 1.6 million people to live in protected camps in Northern Uganda; some people opted to take refuge in other districts a case in point is women of kireka ,kinawataka,namwongo,naguru among others. The conflicts have destroyed the livelihood of the people and with Displacement into the camps, the population has no means of earning sustainable livelihood and depend entirely on relief food and other items from World Food Programme

Solution

In achieving the above objectives, NUWECH will undertake the following strategies:- NUWECHI will recruit and train six (06) more community facilitators identified from within the community by help of the Self Help Groups that will be formed. This is to ensure that the SHGs participate in identification and placement of human resource in this project. Mobilisation, sensitisation and training of the local leaders on SHG concept in order to gain their support and have their involvement on all

Long-Term Impact

In implementing this project, Nuwechi intends to reduce vulnerability of women and the poor section of community to Poverty. This will be address through a concerted group savings and groups' owned initiated projects that generate incomes to group members and their households. NUWECHI will enhance women's' access and improvement in savings and credits services. This increase savings at household levels thereby resulting into gaining access and control over household financial resources, ac

Organization Information

NORTHERN UGANDA WOMEN AND CHILDREN INITIATIVES(NUWECHI)

Location: KAMPALA, NORTHERN REGION - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​nuwechi.wordpress.com
Project Leader:
BEATRICE ACIRO OKENY
kampala, uganda Uganda

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