FAWE Uganda was in the recent Cabinent reshuffle given a new Patron, the First Lady and Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Sports (MoESTS), Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni.
The FAWEU Constitution states that there shall be a ceremonial position for a Patron of the Organisation who will be honorary in executing his/her functions and shall be the sitting Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Sports in the Government of the Republic of Uganda.
Her new assignment thus makes her the new FAWEU Patron and thus, FAWEU pledges to pay allegiance to the Ministry as we go about the duty of ensuring that girls are empowered through access to quality education.
We hereby congratulate Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni upon her being appointed in the new position.
On 23rd of June 2016, FAWEU was awarded the prestigious Quality Assurance Advanced Certificate, an accolade associated with good governance and proficiency in service delivery among Non-Governmental Organizations in Uganda. This was after top Officials from NGO Quality Assurance Mechanism (QuAM) Council led by Dr. WinnieTarinyebwa, the Vice Chairperson of the National QuAM Council carried out a successful vetting process on the 17th of May 2016 at the organization’s Office in Bukoto.
The process involved examination of the organization’s guiding documents, policies, regulations and procedures....Read More
August 15th, 2016 marked the end of the first cohort of participants under the FAWE - FK Norway Exchange Programme that started last year, August 2015. FAWE Uganda received two participants from FAWE Zambia and FAWE Kenya, Mr. Chola Kunda and Ms. Juliet Njeri Kimotho who steered Resource Mobilization, and Communication and Advocacy respectively at the National Chapter. We thank Juliet and Chola for the wonderful contribution they've made towards the achivement of the FAWEU mission and vision You will dearly be missed at FAWE Uganda. More about the FAWE - FK Exchange
It is all systems go for the newly inaugurated Board of Directors at FAWEU following a successful induction workshop held on 9th and 10th May 2016 in Kampala, Uganda. Among other prerogatives, the Board underwent training on corporate governance and further informed of their roles and responsibilities outlined in their capacities. The new Board will serve for a period three years beginning from April 2016- April 2019. We wish the new board all the best in their execution of duties.
On Saturday 2nd April 2016 Leading Technology Company Microsoft in partnership with Pan African NGO Forum for African Women Educationalists Uganda (FAWEU) held its first ever Digigirlz event in Uganda at Kitante Hill School in Kampala opening doors to fervent and determined young women for the DigiGirlz Tech Camp. The event saw a number of secondary school girls from Uganda immerse themselves in the latest innovations in technology. With the DigiGirlz Camp, Microsoft and FAWEU hopes to significantly increase the number of young women involved in technology-focused careers....Read More
We are excited to announce that on 9th April 2016 our dedicated membership turned up in numbers at Kati Kati main hall, Kampala, Uganda to elect a new board that will see the Organization scale up its innovative programmes towards the support of good practices and policies in the area of girls and women education.
At least fifteen women were elected to the powerful positions. The event also saw the creation of a new post- Alumni Representative- who is expected to represent FAWEU Alumni and Beneficiaries Association (FABA) views....Read More
Makerere Business School held its annual Career Fair between 18th to 22nd April 2016. The event was graced by among high profile leaders, the Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura, and MUBS Principal Professor Waswa Balunywa. We participated in the event by showcasing our rich resource base in gender mainstreaming in schools. Members of the FAWEU Alumni and Beneficiaries Association (FABA) who run their own companies also got to market their products and services at the event. FABA’s Alumni Bridget Akurut ...Read More
The East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) between 3rd and 23rd April 2016 held extensive sensitization and consultative meetings on the overall East Africa Community (EAC) integration process.
Key on the agenda was the creation of awareness among EAC populace on the gains and challenges of integration.The EALA representatives also held consultative meetings with civil society organizations among them FAWEU on the various...Read More
Technology Company Microsoft in partnership with the Pan African Non-Governmental Organization Forum for African Women Educationalists Uganda (FAWEU) held its first ever DigiGirlz event in Uganda at Kitante Hill School in Kampala, opening doors to fervent and determined young women for the DigiGirlz Tech’ Camp.
The event under the theme Enhancing Girls' Capacities in STEM for Development saw 104 high .....Read More
The Kenny Foundation has for the past ten years maintained a cordial relationship with FAWEU. This relationship dates back in 2006 when the Canadian family owned philanthropic arm expressed interest to work closely with FAWEU in offering education scholarship opportunities to Ugandan girls from economically challenged backgrounds. To date, over 50 girls have benefitted from the sponsorship.
This march, the foundation’s founder Kenny Paul paid a courtesy call to both the Secretariat and successful beneficiaries to track the progress of the ongoing scholarship opportunities and their general impact to the girls’ lives.,..Read More