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MAWDA - Makerere Women Development Association-  is a community based non governmental organization working with others to overcome social problems among slum dwellers in Makerere, Bwaise and Wandegeya parishes of Kawempe Division, Kampala district. The organisation was formed in 1991

Makerere Women Development Association (MAWDA) is a community based organization working to overcome social problems among slum dwellers in Makerere, Bwaise and Wandegeya parishes of Kawempe Division, Kampala district.

 

 MAWDA was started in 1991 by a group of single mothers with the aim of supporting families which were infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. To date the organization which started as women group of 5 members, now it has a membership of over 300 people. MAWDA has maintained its work in the three slum parishes of Kawempe Division i.e Makerere II, Makerere III and Wandegeya and its offices are in Makerere II, Zone B off Sir Apollo Kagwa Road, 100 metres along Kimera road. 

 

 

·         HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support

We conduct a number of activities and these included; Training Reflection Action facilitators in SRHR, conduction of community outreaches for awareness raising on HIV/AIDS and Maternal Health, conduction of HIV Counseling and testing and supporting in out of school youth and women with tailoring and knitting skills. Read More

Unpaid Care Project

Since time immemorial, in Uganda like in  other African countries the burden of household work falls only on female counter parts. It is upon this, that MAWDA implements this project with the aim of raising awareness of the existence of injustices resulting from imposing the burden of household work to only women and girls. Read More

Education Support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children

We support vulnerable children to attain formal education. We supports children both at primary and secondary level. The support given to these children includes; school uniforms, shoes, scholastic materials, and above all school fees . Read more

 

Women Economic Empowerment

     We  empower vulnerable women (especially single mothers) with knowledge and skills in income generating activities,

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