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Parliament opposes transfer of UWEP funds to Parish Devt Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government’s proposal to move money from the Uganda Women Empowerment Project (UWEP) to the Parish Development Model (PDM) has been rejected by legislators who said that the move will affect the welfare of women. A total of Shs29.2 billion out of the UWEP budget of Sh32 …

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55 women in Lyantonde face prosecution for defaulting UWEP funds

Lyantonde, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 55 women in the different enterprise groups in Lyantonde district are facing prosecution for defaulting on the public funds disbursed through the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program-UWEP. The women received the funds disbursed through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development to strengthen …

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Lack of training crippling women associations in Kabarole

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Women groups in Kabarole and Fort Portal Tourism City are struggling to progress due to a lack of training and information on government programs.    The women argue that they form associations to improve their household incomes by engaging in farming and craft-making among other …

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Kitgum Municipality receives UGX 146 million UWEP funds

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum Municipal council has received 146.6 million shillings from Ministry of Gender, Labour and social development for implementation of Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme [UWEP]. Benson Kidega Lugai, the Kitgum Municipality UWEP focal point person said on Friday that the fund will benefit 26 …

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Minister faults CDOs, town clerks for failing YLP, UWEP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Janet Mukwaya has faulted the community development officers in Entebbe municipality and Katabi town councils for failing the implementation of the Youth Livelihood Program and the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program. Mukwaya, who is on a working visit …

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Police blocks Kaliro FDC meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police deployed heavily in Kaliro district on Thursday to block a scheduled consultative meeting by the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party at Nawampiti landing site. Police used tear gas and live bullets to disperse the FDC supporters who had declined to vacate the landing …

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