The Graduate Volunteer Scheme

For many of Uganda’s young graduates, the transition from school to work is encumbered by various obstacles. One of these obstacles is the lack of hands-on skills required by the labour market which Universities and other educational institutions are not able to provide. To address this obstacle and enhance the young graduates’ employability...

read more
QUICK FACTS ABOUT THE GREEN JOBS PROGRAMME

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Gender, Labour& Social Development designed and started a Programme on Promotion of "Green" Jobs & Fair Labour Market in Uganda in 2016. The Programme focuses on promotion of safety and healthy at work, improvement in energy and raw materials efficiency, minimisation of waste and industria...

read more
UWEP helps Karusandara women fight stigma

Originally discriminated against for being HIV/AIDS positive, 570 women in Karusandara Sub-county in Busongora South Constituency, Kasese District have reinvented themselves by forming a Crafts Making and Selling Group. The group chairperson, Ms Donata Komuhangyi, says Karusandara Women Crafts Making and Selling Group was established in 2004, as...

read more
Kichinjaji dream; the gains of stationery manufacture

Single motherhood and limited means, coupled with unlimited demands is such a challenge to many women that some abandon their children while others resort to unbecoming social activities, some of which can endanger their lives. The need for decent living in an ever challenging economic atmosphere which is characterized by an ever rising cost of li...

read more