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FAWEU was launched in February 1997 and is part of a pan African organization, Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) that was founded in 1992 and has 34 Chapters in Africa. It is legally registered in Uganda as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registration number S.5914/2089 with its own offices located at Plot 382 Bukoto, Magulu Close, Kampala. In broadening its operations, in 2005, FAWEU was registered as a Company Limited by Guarantee without share capital.


A Uganda in which all girls and women effectively participate in sustainable development.


To enhance gender equity, equality and inclusion in education by influencing policies, nurturing attitudes and practices, and implementing interventions that positively influence girls’ education.

  • A student exhibits locally Made Triple Cable Bridge, used in disaster prone areas. Looking on is Mr. Usher Magara, Chief Guest & Commissioner for Science and Innovation, Ms. Susan Opok Tumusiime, FAWE Uganda Executive Director (Blue Jacket) and the Chief Adjudicator in Blue Tie.


FAWEU’s Strategic Objectives are as follows:

  1. SO1: To improve the level of gender responsiveness in education sector policies for girls and women in Uganda
  2. SO2: To enhance the adoption and integration of positive gender pedagogy practices at national, community and school level.
  3. SO3: To contribute to increased access to quality education, retention and completion by girls in school at all levels of education in Uganda.
  4. SO4: Strengthen research and knowledge management systems to inform policies, new approaches and set pace for girls’ agenda in Uganda.
  5. SO5:  To strengthen the institutional capacity of FAWEU for efficient and effective delivery of services to stakeholders

Under this legal arrangement and in line with the FAWEU Constitution, the General Assembly is the supreme organ of the organization. FAWEU is governed by the Board of Directors who are elected from the FAWEU Membership. 

Programme Values/Principles.

The operation and relationship of FAWEU shall be guided by the following values system

  • Respect: FAWEU and all its partners and allies honour and respect the rights and beliefs of our beneficiaries, partners, communities and our staff, diversity, treating others with dignity, equality and mutual trust,
  • Professionalism: We strive to do our work with commitment, and promote the highest level of professionalism to our stakeholders.
  • Accountability: We take responsibility for honouring our commitments to our staff and stakeholder by integrating both upward and downward accountability and feedback as well as ensuring the prudent use of and accounting for resources entrusted to us.
  • Results Oriented: A clear focus on the outcomes and impact of our work in everything we do.
  • Continuous Learning: We take the initiative to in improve our knowledge and ways of working through learning and continuously adopting new concepts and technologies or methods.

Our Programs

Our Holistic Approach

News & Events

JOB ADVERTISEMENT – Project Officer (1 Position)  & Accountant (1 position).      Date: 2nd October 2019 About FAWE Uganda Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter is a Non-Governmental Organization established in 1997 as part of the wider FAWE Network to address gender disparities in Education. FAWE Uganda seeks to hire competent, dynamic and experienced professionals […]


The project which aims to improve teaching and learning practices in STEM is implemented in 40 projects schools across 39 districts in the northern, central, western, and eastern regions of Uganda. The 40 project schools were selected in close consultation with Ministry of Education and Sports, with precedence  being given to;  schools that are centres […]

Higher Education Access Program (HEAP)

The program will enable higher education access for young people hailing from these most marginalized and hard-to-reach regions of Uganda.  It will target youth from economically marginalized families and communities and provide solutions to the professional and technical skills that the target youth require for returning to contribute to the socio-economic development of their regions. […]

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FAWE Uganda membership is open to all Organizations and Corporate Companies, Institutions and Individuals passionate about the girl child’s education (Education of both young women and men) FAWE UGANDA MEMBERS GOAL To support young women and men acquire education, necessary skills, get employment and contribute to the economic development of their communities and country. OBJECTIVES […]

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Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter is one of the 34 National chapters of Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) a pan African Non-governmental Organization (NGO) operating in 33 countries across Africa. The mother Organization – FAWE Regional secretariat (FAWE RS) was started in 1992 by five African Women Ministers of Education. FAWE […]

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Forum for African Women Educationalists Uganda Chapter (FAWE Uganda) on Friday 21st June, 2019 held the National Science and Innovation Competitionsat Gayaza High School, Wakiso district. The Competitions were held under the theme, “Promoting Science Education and Innovation for Development.” Forum for African Women Educationalists Uganda Chapter (FAWE Uganda) on Friday 21st June, 2019 held […]

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FAWE Uganda is a Membership Organisation