Month: June 2022

A woman standing with her arms crossed and one hand on her shoulder. Behind her is cassava being dried on the floor and a grassthatched house in the distance

Growing Through COVID-19!

Women with disabilities share their experiences of growth through COVID-19 and the effectiveness of the seed grant on their livelihoods. I am Ms. Zaitun Alice of Kochi sub county, Kochi parish now a widow during the covid-19 lockdown. I thank NUWODU for opening my mind. I started Kochi Women with Disabilities group in 2015 with […]
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Inspiring Model Groups

Juliet Alinda, a woman with a physical disability went back to her parish of Lujorongole and put to use the skills learned from an activity intended to strengthen the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) Articles 6 and 27. She started  a massive mobilisation drive to form […]
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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Indigenous Minority Groups

Women and girls with disabilities in Kasese district experienced multiple challenges that did not only stem from COVID-19 imposed lockdown but also effects of the floods experienced in 2020. The Kasese Management Committee reported that over 5,525 people were affected by floods amidst the COVID-19 pandemic doubly affecting the residents of Kasese district. The double […]
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Building on Women’s Strengths During and Post COVID-19

Women led organizations like NUWODU exhibited commendable leadership during the outbreak of the pandemic and post COVID-19. With support from her partners like UNTRUSTFUND, BRAC Uganda and Aga Khan Foundation, NUWODU tried to mitigate the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on women and girls with disabilities in some of her districts of operations and those outside […]
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The Women’s Situation Room

NUWODU joined a steering committee of 7 Women’s Rights Organizations that composed the Women’s Situation Room (WSR) 2020/21 and promoted the full and active participation of women and youth with disabilities in peaceful electoral processes in Uganda. First implemented in the 2016 Presidential elections in Uganda, and with the guidance of United Nations Security Council […]
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