How We're Funded
- Membership fees
- Voluntary contributions
- Grants and donations
Funders have included the following:
Germany Embassy Kampala
Conducted Food security, Through ox-ploughing, food storage, Grain security among women groups in Kaabong urban and Kalapata subcounty.
Carried out Promotion of Human Rights, prevention of Domestic violence through culture, Folk songs, peace dialogue.
Global Fund for Women
Donation of a pickup truck.
Global Human Rights
Conducted Promotion and protection of Women’s Rights.
Provision of Health Starter Kits and HIV/AIDs program.
MSF-Kaabong (Medicine Sans Frontieres)
Establishment of a Maternity Waiting House.
Sensitization on Sanitation.
Promotion of Women Rights on Land and Exchange Visits.
Establishment of a mother Fruit Garden.
Netherlands Embassy Kampala
Construction of women's centre.
Disseminated the 1988 Land Act to the communities.
HURINET, Global Human Rights, UNNIS
Promotion and protection of Human/women rights awareness.
Exchange learning visits to Kenya.
German Embassy Kampala
Introduction of improved stoves to the community.
Irish Embassy Kampala
Trained parents and guardians on nutrition and parenting skills.
Establishment and fencing of the orchard garden.
Global Fund for HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis
HIV/AIDS awareness campaign.
American Jewish World Service
Conducted HIV/AIDS program, livelihood for affected and infected, food security through ox ploughing, Human Rights Awareness, GBV Prevention & domestic violence.
AWARE Uganda has also received help from:
On 31st May, 2010, Grace Loumo, the founder of AWARE Uganda, received a Certificate of Recongition for her leadership skills in campaigning against HIV/AIDS.
The award was presented by President Museveni of Uganda, on behalf of the parliament and the people of Uganda.
What We Do
We participated in civic education for the last concluded elections in Uganda.
We have trained 200 Para Legal Aid Volunteers in 3 districts of Kotido, Abim and Kaabong.
Assisting the community with violence prevention and providing access to legal justice within the government system.
Aware has trained volunteers to act as paralegals.
Home Based Care Givers
The volunteers visit the community and support them with food, medicines and care and love.
Income Generation Loan Scheme
Loans are given to women to start up income generating activities in pottery, piggery, art and crafts, grocery shop.
Training in Human Rights
Training and awareness on women and land and property rights and how women can aquire land and own property
HIV/AIDS Awareness Program
Counseling and spreading the words through Drama shows targeting the youth solders and the business community who are on the move from one place to another.
Training oxen and women on animal traction for faster food production
Grinding mill and food storage facility to save food for the long drought.
Early Childhood Development Programme
AWARE community nursery for feeding and preparation of children for primary school.
Teaching basic literacy and numeracy skills
Environment Support and Protection
Growing and cultivating of orchard and trees in homestead to improve the health and environment:
- Tree planting, where each member plants and nurtures one tree.
- Economic Productivity
- Livestock farming, income generation from grain mills, trade in produce and handicrafts.
AWARE Uganda orchard. The first trees were planted over 25 years ago
HIV awareness-raising drama group
Weaving loom at the Centre