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 RIGHTS
PROMOTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION AND USE OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES
PROMOTE AND EMPOWER WOMEN IN THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES TO ENHANCE THEIR HOUSEHOLD INCOME GEARED TOWARDS IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS
ACTIONS

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.

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

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

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.