Forum for African Women Educationalists - Uganda Chapter

"21 Years of Enhancing Girls' and Women's Education for Development" FAWE Uganda 1997-2018



A country in which all girls and women have access to equitable quality education that enables them to effectively participate in development at all levels.


To promote gender equity and equality in Education in Uganda by influencing policies and nurturing positive practices and attitudes towards girls’ education. 


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  • Results Oriented
  • Continuous lifelong Learning

FORBERG Bursary Announcement 2019

FAWE Uganda is pleased to announce the availability of 50 bursaries to support the following categories of students; University undergraduates (20) Slots, Diploma /Certificate in Nursing and Midwifery at Jinja School of Nursing and midwifery (15) slots and Diploma/Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology at Jinja Medical Laboratory training school (15) slots for the academic year 2019/2020. 

There will be 25 slots next academic year 2020/2021 for Certificate Programs in the following courses; Electrical, leather turning and production, plumbing, garment cutting and design. The bursaries come with comprehensive financial, academic and social support to students for the entire duration of their studies. The bursary support is available to those who meet the eligibility criteria below. Read More

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Areas of Focus

- Tertiary and Higher Education Scholarships

- Secondary Education Scholarships

- Child Protection

- Science and Innovation

- Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

- Combating Gender Based Violence

- Skills Development and Livelihoods

- Economic Empowerment for Vulnerable Groups

- Research and Advocacy

- Service delivery for teenage and child mothers

- Mentorship and Gender Responsive Pedagogy

- Capacity Building for cross section of stakeholders and strengthening Structures

Strategic Objectives

- Improving the level of gender responsiveness in Education Sector policies for girls and women

- Enhancing adoption and integration of positive gender pedagogy practices at school level

- Increasing access, retention and completion rates for girls in school and all levels of education

- Strengthening institutional capacity for efficient and effective service delivery.