Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE-Uganda)

 


Country

Uganda

Organization

Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE-Uganda)

Formerly the Kaabong Women’s Group, AWARE-Uganda was founded in 1989 to create local awareness of HIV/AIDS and combat domestic violence, discrimination against women and lack of government support to curb abuses of women’s rights in rural areas.

Project

HIV/AIDS, Food Security and Human Rights Program

Purpose: To empower women and girls through improved access to reproductive health care, livelihood development and education.

Project Grant Amount $25,000
Total Grants Received $176,803
Years Supported 7
Theme Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Adolescent girls, Indigenous peoples, Pastoralists, People with HIV/AIDS, Women, Youth