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Uganda Muslim Women Civilization Initiative
Background

Uganda Muslim Women Civilization Initiative (UMWCI) is a nonprofit community organization which focuses on empowering women to become self-sustaining and improves communities through entrepreneurship training, capacity building, skills development and income generating activities, dialogue, menstrual Hygiene Management, Gender Based Violence, Agribusiness, counseling and guidance among others.



  • Faith: Believing and working righteously while seeking Allah’s pleasure.
  • Team work: Achieving success through collective efforts. Utilizing each person’s competences to achieve our overall organizational goals and objectives
  • Open mindedness and Transparency: Willing to listen & share new ideas and respecting other people’s opinions.
  • Exemplary: Being inspirational to society
  • Excellence: Striving for the best in everything
Our Objectives
Mission
To empower women spiritually and economically by providing them with skills and resources for self-sustenance in order to achieve community development & peaceful co-existence
Vision
An empowered woman promoting sisterhood improving the lives of women and the community
Objectives
  • To support and empower women economically and promote community development by creating self-sustaining projects in production, trade and commerce through training programs, publications & governance.
  • To address issues of Gender Based Violence and violence against women
  • To network with other faith based organizations to promote interfaith dialogue & peaceful co-existence
  • To empower women in fundraising for developmental projects .i.e. poultry, vocational skills, Agribusiness etc
  • To create a social environment that empowers young girls & women
  • To promote reproductive health & fitness among the women
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Meet Our Team
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much
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Namutebi Shamirah
Executive Director
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Kyeyune Sharifah
Public Relations Manager
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Kayimah Joweriah
Partnerships & Reputation Manager
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Ampaire Shakirah
Welfare & Hospitality Manager
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Kakyama Zaitun
Head of Programs
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Asiimwe Sumayah
Treasurer
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Hajjat Halimah Ssekabira
Organization Adviser
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We empower women in fundraising for developmental projects .i.e. poultry, vocational skills, Agribusiness etc. and To create a social environment that empowers young girls & women