KWATANIZA WOMEN FARMERS GROUP is a community-based organization in Hoima District (Uganda) that promotes a society where women harness full potential for improved livelihoods

WHAT WE DO
CAPACITY BUILDING AND TRAININGS ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE PRACTICES, FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT
LOBBYING, PETITION, MEDIA AND AVOCACY CAMPAIGNS ON GENDER EQUALITY AND LAND RIGHT
PROMOTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION AND USE OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES
ACTIONS
PROMOTE AND EMPOWER WOMEN IN THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES TO ENHANCE THEIR HOUSEHOLD INCOME GEARED TOWARDS IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS

Hold women meetings and do hands-on demonstrations on the production and use of alternative energy sources such as briquettes, eco-stoves, energy saving stoves, bio gas and solar energy.

Promotion of agro-ecology and conservation agricolture practices through training and practical demonstrations, together with awareness creation on environmental conservation.

Conduct women conferences for experience and indigenous knowledge sharing, setting up a demontration site for cross learning purposes.

Economic empowerment of women through outreach and training sessions. Start up small scale capital given to women to boost their small scale businesses and some livestock breeds like local chicken, goats and piglets given to farmers for replication.


LATEST FROM THE BLOG

Kwataniza Women Farmers Group (KWG), Global Rights Alert (GRA), and Hoima District Local Government (HDLG) organized a sensitization meeting for Women that are affected by oil and gas activities

On 25th March 2021, Kwataniza Women Farmers Group (KWG), Global Rights Alert (GRA) together with Hoima District Local Government (HDLG) organized a one-day sensitization meeting for selected Women that are affected by oil and gas activities. The event took placed at Buseruka Primary school’s main Hall. This meeting attracted 40 women who came from different… Continue reading Kwataniza Women Farmers Group (KWG), Global Rights Alert (GRA), and Hoima District Local Government (HDLG) organized a sensitization meeting for Women that are affected by oil and gas activities

Kwataniza Women Farmers Group conducted livestock management training for women groups in Hoima district.

Kwataniza Women Farmers Group KWG in partnership with the American Jewish World Services (AJWS) is implementing a two years project aimed at mitigating the social-economic impacts of Covid 19. The project activities are majorly targeting the rural women of the Buseruka sub-county in the Hoima district. On April 23, 2021, KWG conducted training in livestock… Continue reading Kwataniza Women Farmers Group conducted livestock management training for women groups in Hoima district.

Uganda’s eco-feminists are taking on mining and plantation industries

Originally published on Mongabay / Uganda’s eco-feminists are taking on mining and plantation industries KAMPALA, Uganda – “How come these people are coming to Bugoma to destroy our nature? Nature is protecting us,” says Beatrice Rukanyanga as she strides along the forest boundary. Twisting hardwood trees protrude from a tangle of foliage on one side,… Continue reading Uganda’s eco-feminists are taking on mining and plantation industries