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.
FAWE Uganda Chapter, a Non-Governmental Organization, was launched in February 1997 as part of a bigger network of 34 National Chapters across Africa with a primary aim of addressing gender disparities in education that manifested through low rates of access to education, retention, performance and completion of girls starting from upper primary school through secondary up to higher education levels.
FAWEU’s mission is to promote gender equity and equality in education in Uganda by influencing policies and nurturing positive practices and attitudes towards girl education.
FAWE plans to promote cross-network learning to strengthen the FAWE infrastructure and consistency of practice within the FAWE network, through the FK Norway Exchange Programme, to enhance individual competencies as well as improve institutional capacity, hence this call for applications.....Read More
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
The Forum for African Women Educationalists – Uganda Chapter is seeking for female scholarship applicants in the field of Information Communication Technology (ICT) related courses for scholarship opportunities. This opportunity targets ONLY bright but vulnerable girls who are joining University for the intake of 2016/2017. The application requirements include;
- A hand written application letter
- A copy of UCE and UACE results
- Admission Letter to the University...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
Excitement filled the air at Lubiri Primary School in Kampala as learners curiously watched the FAWEU Mobile Library truck make its way in the compound in what would signal the marking of National Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) Day celebrations at the school.
Children of all ages mulled around the school’s pavilion ready to meet the guests and take part in the much anticipated DEAR activities for the day.
The guests comprising of FAWEU....Read More