Forum for African Women Educationalists - Uganda Chapter

"22 Years of Enhancing Girls' and Women's Education for Development" FAWE Uganda 1997-2019


FAWE Uganda’s goal is “to accelerate female participation in education, and aiming at closing the gender gap within the education system at all levels.”  FAWE Uganda spearheads girls’ education and empowerment by contributing to the EFA Goals, in particular to gender parity and equity in education. 

FAWEU pursues her mission by:

  • Influencing policy formulation, adoption and implementation in promotion of girls’ education.
  • Advocating for increased investment in girls and women’s education and reducing the gender gap in education by mainstreaming gender at all levels.
  • Empowering girls to achieve through education.
  • Demonstrating models of best practices for replication.
  • Building FAWEU capacity to manage her program of work.
  • Institutionalizing monitoring and evaluation for improved programming

FAWEU Board 2019 - 2021

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Deborah Basekanakyo
Deborah Basekanakyo  Read more
Irene Kiiza Onyango
Irene Kiiza Onyango - Board Member  Read more
Philo Nyadoi - Board Member
Philo Nyadoi - Board Member  Read more
Dr. Christine Oryema
Dr. Christine Oryema - Vice Chairperson  Read more
Atim Margaret W. Mugeni - Board Chairperson
Atim Margaret W. Mugeni - Board Chairperson  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.