Kampala, 24th March 2014: FAWE Uganda has today launched the 5th FAWEU National Girls’ Education Week under the theme “Educate a girl, eliminate teenage pregnancy”, with a view of raising funds to help bright disadvantaged girls go to University. The Girls’ Education week (GEW) is an initiative that was started by FAWEU in 2009 as an annual event whose aim is to .Read More
FAWEU in partnership with Ministry of Education and with support from the African Development Bank (ADB) Education IV project has awarded 125 scholarships to vulnerable children under FAWEU’s scholarship programme.
The aim of the bursary scheme is to increase access to quality secondary education for economically underprivileged students who have great academic potential. The Ministry of Education with support from ADB extended a grant to FAWEU to enable her recruit 125 students in S.5 2014 to benefit from this scholarship..........project schools include; Nabisunsa Girls’ School, St. Katherine Secondary..........Read More
Mr. Ogwal Simon is the head teacher of Amolatar Primary School, a UPE school that has been the best performing school in the district for the past three years. Mr. Ogwal attributes the performance of his school to his decision to take seriously everything he learned from Quality Educators’ training. He particularly pointsout the training and handbook in Performance Management distributed by Quality Educators’ Project...Read More
Abura Edna Leah is a 13 year old former pupil of Chakwara Primary School. Until she sat her Primary Leaving Examination in November 2013, she was the head prefect in her school. Edna says one time she attended a 2-day seminar organized by Forum for African Women Educationalists, Uganda (FAWEU) at Alemere Primary school. “In the seminar we were told that girls have equal opportunities and abilities to perform academic and leadership tasks like boys. Seeing that the head teacher of .....Read More
Ecobank has donated 1m shillings (One million shillings) to go towards sponsorship of girls at the University. This is in response to FAWEU's drive of a week long activities aimed at raising funds for girl's education that took place from 24th March 2014 to 28th March 2014 that included a press conference at FAWEU Office, Girls' Conference in Kamuli District and the Higher Education Scholarship dinner at Sheraton Hotel.
The Women Forum at Makerere University Business School organised a charity car wash on March 07, 2014 at MUBS main campus also aimed at mobilising funds for girl child education.
The FAWEU Regional Secretariat with financial support from ADEA planned a 2 day consultation workshop which brought together four Anglophone Chapters: Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Uganda. Each of the Chapters sent 3 representatives to this planned consultative meeting which took place from 23rd -24th January 2014 in Lusaka, Zambia.
We welcome back Mr. Malcolm Mpamizo - FAWEU Programme Officer, Ms. Zaam Kabakyaki - FAWEU Beneficiary & Volunteer and Ms. Carol Kanyago - former beneficiary and Vice Chairperson, Former Alumni Beneficiaries’ Association.
Grace Nanyonga Mugisha is the Deputy Executive Director of PEDN and CEO Granafish Supplies Ltd. She is a Social Entrepreneur women achiever Award winner and an entrepreneur with 8 years experience in Fish processing (Tilapia and Silver Fish). She has a Degree in Library and information Science and a Diploma in Archives and Records management from Makerere University with several certificates in entrepreneurship and Information Technology. She has 5 years experience in communication and Advocacy obtained from THETA African Solution for challenge ........