Sunday , September 25 2022
Home / Tag Archives: UWEP (page 2)

Tag Archives: UWEP

Women oppose channeling UWEP Funds through districts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Women’s Council has advised Ministry of Finance against channeling Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program – UWEP funds through the districts . During the Council sitting held at Bunyangabu district headquarters on Thursday, the council chairperson, Faridah Kimbowa, said that the Finance Ministry has …

Read More »

MPs want UWEP groups to venture into export

Kampala, Uganda | FRANK MUGABI | Women Members of Parliament have called for the elevation of Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) groups to increase production with an eye on the export market. The MPs noted that many of the women groups they have visited are engaged in sectors whose products are …

Read More »

MPs inspect UWEP-funded projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) and women parliamentarians under their umbrella body, the Uganda Women Parliamentarians Association (UWOPA) have embarked on a joint monitoring exercise of UWEP-funded projects in the Western region. The exercise covering the districts of Kanungu, Rukungiri, Ntungamo, Mbarara …

Read More »

Women entrepreneurship program plunges into funding crisis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Gender, Labour and Social Development Ministry is stuck with thousands of women groups seeking funding under the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program- UWEP. The program, in its third year of implementation continues to suffer consistent decline in budgetary allocations from Ministry of Finance, Planning and …

Read More »

GENDER MINISTRY: There are no missing Youth and Women funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has dismissed reports of ghost groups and missing funds in the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) and the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP). The ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Pius Bigirimana, who also doubles as the ministry’s accounting officer, …

Read More »

Mukwaya visits West Uganda, says women’s fund UWEP starting to bear fruits

Kisoro, Uganda| THE INDEPENDENT |  Gender Minister Hajat Janat Mukwaya has said the fruits of the Uganda Women’s Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) are begining to show countrywide, with more groups making big strides in fighting poverty in Uganda. Minister Mukwaya alongside the Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana and the Programme line managers are …

Read More »