Women's Organisations


Sorted alphabetically by name of organisation

Action For Development (ACFODE)
P.O. BOX 16729, Wandegeya
Tel: 532311
Fax: 256-41-530 460 / 530 412

Action For Development (ACFODE)
Spear House, 3rd Floor
Plot 22, Jinja Road
Kampala, Uganda

Associate for Change: Women and Development.
PO Box 9627 Tel: (256 41) 242230
Fax: (256 41) 590993

Bulindi Women's Club
District Farm Institute 24 Miles
FM Masindi Town
P.O.Box 136 (HOIMA)

Church Of Uganda, Women's Desk
P.O. Box 14123
256 41 270 218/9
256 41 251 140

Plot 100 Old Kiira Road, Bukoto
P.O. Box 24965
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-543995/540527
Fax: 256-41-540256
E-mail: eassi@eassi.org
Website: www.eassi.org
The Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of (EASSI) is a sub-regional support mechanism established to follow up the implementation of the Platforms for Action (PFA) for the advancement of women. The Platforms for Action is the outcome of the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing China in September 1995.

Family Planning Association Of Uganda
P.O. Box 10746, Old Kampala Hill
Tel: 230260
Fax: 258300

High Hope Development Foundation
Western Uganda
A Non Profit Organization. Our main focus is orphaned children and Women.

International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA-U)
Parliamentary Avenue
P.O. Box 2157
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 234383
(Legal education aspects)

Isis-Women's International Cross-Cultural Exchange (ISIS WICCE)
Plot 3302 Kansanga Gaba Rd, P.O. Box 4934
Tel: (256 41) 26600718 or (256 41) 266 007
Fax: (256 41) 268676

Isis-Women's International Cross-Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE)
P.O. Box 4934
Telephone no. 256-41-543953
Fax. no. 256-41-543954
E-mail: Isis@starcom.co.ug
Isis-WICCE started in 1974 in Geneva, Switzerland, and relocated to Uganda in 1993. Isis-offices are also situated in Chile and the Phillipines. Isis was founded in response to the information needs of women from various regions of the world and aims to communicate ideas, create solidarity networks, and share information to overcome gender related inequality. To achieve its goal - empowerment of women - Isis-WICCE runs three programs focusing on exchange, publication and information & documentation. The Documentation Centre provides access to adequate and appropriate information on women globally. Its clients are researchers, women activists, women's groups and policy makers. Languages: English, Spanish, French, German.

Kyakabadiima Women's Group
c/o C. Bitwayiki
Makere University
Faculty of Agriculture
P.O. Box 7062
Makere, Uganda
(women's health issues)

Ministry of Gender and Community Development (MGCD)
Jinja Road, Plot 4
P.O. Box 7136 Kampala
Tele 256-41-251401
Fax 256-41-257869
E-mail: MGCD@Mukla.ac.ug
To empower communities particularly marginalised groups to realize and harness their potential for sustainable and gender responsive development. Formulation of gender oriented policies. Facilitating economic emancipation of Women. Promotion of Women's political and legal rights. Advocacy and awareness raising. Co-ordinating with other WID structures. Gender analysis training of management and ministerial authorities running civic, education, paralegal schemes, credit activity, research and information and collaborative with women organisations.

Munakukaama Women's Development Association
P.O. Box 5498
Tel: (256 481) 21901
Fax: (256-481) 21898

National Association Of Women's Organization In Uganda (NAWOU)
P.O. Box 1663,
Tel: (256-41) 258463
Fax: (256-41) 567 064/245 293

National Trust For The Advancement Of Rural Women In Uganda
POB 3265/4th Floor/Spear House, Jirva Rd
Tel: 233856
Fax: 236369

National Women's Association For Social And Educational Advancement (NWASEA)
P.O.Box 519

Staff Motherhood Initiative of Association of Women's Organizations of Uganda
P.O.Box 1191
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 256-41-235791
Fax: 230784
(Maternal mortality, Maternal welfare, Community mobilization)

Uganda Association Of University Women
Deborah Vasente
C/O Makerere University, POB 7062
Tel: (256-41) 531484
Fax: (256-41) 531286

Uganda Association Of Women Laywers (FIDA UGANDA)
Deodata Namusoke
Plot No. 54 Bukoto St.
(256-41) 530848

The Uganda Association of Women Lawyers
1st Floor Udyam House, Jinja Road
P.O.Box 3190
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 231281

Uganda Catholic Women
P.O. Box 2886
041 268175
(256-41) 267351

Uganda Cooperative Alliance Ltd.
Plot 47/49, Nkrumah Rd, POB 2215
041 231418
61334 UNEX

Uganda Gender Resource Centre
National Theatre Complex, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 9933

Uganda Women Tree Planting Movement (U.W.T.P.M)
Luthic Ave. Block 23 A6
P.O. Box 10351
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 231528
Fax: 256-41-231743
(Rural, Women, Grassroots Groups)

Uganda Women's Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)
Uganda House (Popular Garments)
P.O.Box 6885
Kampala, Uganda
URL: http://www.uweso.org

Uganda Women's Finance And Credit Trust Limited (UWFCT)
C. Kwoba-Abunga
Plot 59, Buganda Road, POB 6972
(256-41) 258571/258671

Uganda Women's Network (UWONET)
E-mail: butegwa@starcom.co.ug
Network of 20 organisations in Uganda

Women Engineers, Technicians And Scientists In Uganda (WETSU)
Irene Muldni
P.O. Box 4125
Tel: (256-41) 245071
Fax: (256-41) 250132/235119

Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF-U)
PO Box 2475. Kampala Tel: (256 41) 257 885
Fax: (256 41) 257 869.
Promoting women's Legal Development.

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)
URL: http://www.wougnet.org
Goal: to promote the use of information and communication technologies by women organisations and individuals for the better being of Ugandan women. The WOUGNET website profiles women organisations based in Uganda (including links to their websites where available) as well as women related projects and activities in a variety of areas including health, agriculture, business, education, and women in parliament.

Women's Global Network on Reproductive Rights
P.O.Box 2395
Kampala, Uganda

Women's Studies Department - Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062

Young Women's Christian Association (Uganda)
P.O. Box 2108
Tel: 242024/243686
Fax: 256-41 241519

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This information was last updated on February 9, 2004.