HIV/AIDS and Malaria Prevention (HIMAP)
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·         Supports victims of HIV/ AIDS and Malaria such as Widows, Orphans and Vulnerable Children and their caregivers; with basic entitlements in all aspects of life including scholastic materials such as school uniforms, Books and mosquito nets. We also provide psychosocial care and economic support, train caregivers in gardening techniques such as growing of carrots, onions, vegetables and fruits to supplement their existing diet and ensure adequate nutrition for the widows and orphans.

·         Seeks to contribute to reduced prevalence of HIV/AIDS and Malaria among married couples through increased awareness on the nature, manifestation, dynamics and impact of Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS with the aim of influencing public opinion and perceptions and enrolling the public in the fight against the twin pandemics; Training on abstinence and faithfulness components of prevention of HIV/AIDS for schools, youth out- of -schools, community leaders and religious leaders; Establishment of anti-AIDS peer support clubs in Schools

·         Disseminates Information, Education and Communication IEC/ Behavior Change Communication (BCC) campaigns and materials focused on orphans and vulnerable children including Music dance and drama and sensitizations

Our Programs

Participatory Governance & Gender Equity Advocacy

GWEFODE’s work is to Promote Participatory Governance using Rights Based Approach to programming and gender equity in development as well as participation in decision making.

Gender Based Violence Prevention & Response

GWEFODE mobilizes resources to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence access free medical treatment and psychosocial support.

Conflict Resolution & Peace Building

GWEFODE seeks to improve the capacity of community based mediators and local leaders to resolve conflicts and enhance effective and efficient justice delivery in the informal justice system.

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security

GWEFODE undertakes research on best agricultural practices that are sustainable and environmentally friendly and sharing these with farmers in Uganda.

Sustainable Energy Efficient Technologies

Over 95% of households in Kabale district use biomass fuels (firewood and charcoal) to cook on traditional stoves. This reliance on firewood presents mothers with impossible choices.

Vocational Education & Training

GWEFODE supports entrepreneurial development through equipping marginalized women and youth with skills such as tailoring, candle making and making charcoal briquettes aimed at income generation.

Water Sanitation & Hygiene

GWEFODE improves the management of water sources through refresher trainings and sensitization of community members especially women and children on better use.

HIV/AIDS & Malaria Prevention

GWEFODE disseminates Information, Education and Communication IEC/ Behavior Change Communication (BCC) campaigns and materials focused on orphans and vulnerable children.

Maternal and Child Health

GWEFODE creates awareness on maternal and child health and advocates for improved health services to reduce on maternal and child morbidity and mortality.

Featured Documents

A joint Statement on The Right of Indigenous Batwa People to Land and Natural Resources in Uganda Submitted by GWEFODE and France Libertes to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)


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