News list

  • CARE Takes on the Charter Of Change Coordination Role

    CARE International in Uganda has received instruments of power as the coordinating agency of the Charter for Change (C4C) Working Group in Uganda. Michael Tugyetwena, CARE’s Operations Director received the instruments from Henry Muyanja, the Executive Director Street Child, (the outgoing coordinating agency) in a modest coordination role handover event held at CARE Head Office in Kampala on January 11th, 2022.

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  • Solar Kitchens Sustainable energy Solution

    CARE International in Uganda in partnership with Innovation Norway and DANIDA recently launched a plastic recycling plant and three community solar kitchens expected to serve about 50 households per village in Kyangwali refugee settlement in Kikuube District. The kitchens installed at the different women’s safe spaces will reduce both deforestation and female exposure to gender-based violence experienced during collection of firewood.

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  • Care Integrated Approach Strengthening Resilience And Women Empowerment

    Rose Auma aged 58, is a resident of Pece Division- Gulu City and a single mother following the death of her husband and son during the insurgency by the Lord’s Resistance Army in 1997.

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  • Standing strong in the face of the pandemic

    33-year-old Kansiime Bonny is from South West Uganda where she has been in a Village Savings & Loan Association (VSLA) for the past ten years. She lives with her husband and three children

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  • I can help women raise their voices

    Halatu Benjamin, 31, fled violence in South Sudan with her five children and two nieces. She has been living in the Omugo refugee settlement in northern Uganda since March 2018. Despite her trauma, Halatu has found solidarity and a sense of purpose as part of her women’s group within the camp. The group saves together and supports members to set up small businesses, but perhaps most importantly, the group has discovered their collective power to improve the lives of people in their community. As for Halatu, she has discovered her inner leader, creating safe spaces for women in the camp, organising a boycott to force humanitarian agencies to address issues raised by the group, and taking on roles in the Refugee Welfare Council, where she can support other women to raise their voices.

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CARE’s global humanitarian mandate shall also come to bear as and when an emergency hits Uganda.

Thank you to all who supported us on this journey, including the untiring colleagues at CARE International in Uganda.

AB. Gabazira
Country Director, CARE International in Uganda