We conduct gender-based violence and child rights awareness trainings with communities and schools. We provide psycho-social support and a safe space for victims and survivors of violence. Our efforts in educating the community about human rights and gender-based violence have a lasting impact on the area, schools, and society as a whole.
WORI empowers women and youth in schools and communities by creating awareness and offering training programs that focus on sexual and reproductive health rights, family planning, childbirth, and sanitation and hygiene. These initiatives promote better health outcomes, increase knowledge about reproductive health, and improve overall quality of life for women and their families.
The East Africa Women’s Museum is an upcoming yet groundbreaking project that aims to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in Uganda. As an extension of the Women’s Organization for Rights and Development (WORI).
WORI supports startups, business trainings and vocational skills training programs to link women’s groups with financial institutions and teach them entrepreneurial skills. This allows for sustainable income-generating projects and increased independence for women and youth, empowering them to access financial support and create successful businesses.
WORI’s Nyonga shelter is a safe haven for survivors of domestic violence. It offers comprehensive care, including counseling, medical care, and legal aid, to those seeking refuge for up to one month. Survivors also receive training courses in sewing, baking, and agriculture, enabling them to become self-sufficient and break free from abusive relationships, ultimately creating a brighter future for themselves and their families.
STAR Durable Pads offers a low-cost, reusable and eco-friendly solution to menstrual hygiene management. Produced locally in Jinja by community seamstresses, these cloth pads are accessible to girls and women in low-income communities. Profits from sales are invested in menstrual hygiene management and rights training programs.