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Women and Youth Potential in Member-based Organisations

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

National Association of Women Organisations in Uganda - NAWOU

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Africa: Uganda


$ 341,250
€ 325 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Housing, Rural Development, Social

Type of Activity

Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing), Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Training & Capacity Building, Visibility & Dissemination

Project Objectives

The National Association of Women Organisations in Uganda targets four partner organisations working with We Effect in Uganda implementing rural development and adequate housing projects to ensure that gender equality and women empowerment components are strongly entrenched. It will ensure that the capacities of partners are enhanced in gender mainstreaming and implementing women focused empowerment initiatives. This partner will facilitate partners' participation in advocacy forums related to their sectors. The partner will ensure increased visibility of We Effect partners in gender equality and women's empowerment forums. Further it will result to increased number of women and young people participating in rural development, housing and habitat sectors.

Impact on SDGs

SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Local stakeholders

Groups of women

Key Tags

Gender, Inequalities