[ Our Purpose ]
Why we do what we do
Uganda is one of the youthful nations in the world with about 75% below 30years, majority of whom unemployed
Agriculture as a business
UMWCI aims at empowering students, youth & the women to also consider agriculture as means of earning a living and survival
Women In Agriculture
The agriculture sector employs 73% of the work force in Uganda with women constituting about 77% of the agricultural labour force.,
Cost of Sanitary towels
11% of girls miss school every year due to menses. Urban Women use UGX 72,000 or more every year to buy Sanitary towels for Menstrual Hygiene in Uganda.
52% is female population in Uganda and 26% of them face Menstrual Hygiene every month.
Sanitary towel substitutes
Many Girl’s especially in rural areas use pieces of old cloth, pieces of mattresses, paper, banana fibers etc using their menstruation which exposes them to infections & ineffectiveness.
Gender bassed violence
56% of women aged between 15 and 49 years in Uganda have experienced physical violence at some point in life.
8% of women in the same age group have experienced sexual violence, compared to 9% of men.
Women suffer more than men
Women have the highest percentage in Gender Based violence than men. It’s proven that women suffer more than men in emotional violence.
[ What we do ]
Projects and programs
[ Agribusiness ]
Agribusiness in Communities and schools
The programme improves and strengthens local markets and makes them more inclusive and accessible for agribusinesses
[ Hygiene ]
Menstrual Hygiene Management
Menstrual hygiene management is a human rights issue, which has a direct and indirect influence upon individual's self-concept, mental health, physical health, and economic well-being
[ GBV ]
Gender Based Violence
Domestic violence can include physical or sexual abuse; economic abuse; emotional, verbal or psychological abuse, including any conduct that makes another person feel constantly unhappy
[ Interfaith Dialogues ]
Islamic Daa’wa, Peace & Interfaith Dialogues
Christian and Muslim religious leaders, educators and activists discuss the thorny and sometimes divisive issues of religion, law and society, human rights, religious freedom, community rights, mission and da'wa and communal tensions
[ One on One ]
Sister’s One on One
Carry out one on one meatings with young women over issues that can not be addressed publically
[ Health ]
Health and Rights
The right to health is a fundamental human right. highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
[ Social Networking ]
Social Networking events: Ladies Fitness Watch and Muslimah Ladies Day Out
We tackle barriers that have kept some Muslim women from participating in community organized events
[ Charity ]
Participating in charity work enables women to immerse them selves in a foreign culture while supporting charitable initiatives that make a difference