WHO WE ARE

we are women building other women.

Imagine a world where women and girls are have equal access to education, assets such as land, information, business and leadership opportunities. Poverty, violence and war would significantly reduce.  We are working towards this world!

We know that educating girls and women leads to decrease in social and economic violence, and yet, over 500 million women and girls are illiterate. Children of educated mothers are 50% more likely to attend school. She will delay to have kids and her kids have a higher chance of surviving beyond 5 years of age.

We also know that STEM can go a long way in helping us achieve the desired future for women and girls.

What We do

Women in Technology Uganda works to improve the lives of women and girls in Uganda.  Women and girls risk being left outside the labor force or trapped in vulnerable or low-quality employment, due to a lack of skills, absence of quality jobs, and gendered expectations of their roles as caregivers. We ease this burden by […]

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Elevate

The Elevate program is a hands-on, project-based six (6) to (12) week training and work opportunity connection.  It engages young girls and women from underserved communities, and mainly school dropouts who are not in any income-generating activity.  The market-driven training comprises of digital literacy, entrepreneurship, leadership, and life skills.   Working with the private sector, local […]

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CODE GIRLS

WITU  gives an opportunity to volunteers to start clubs in their local communities. Clubs meet after school and on weekends throughout the year in primary schools, secondary schools and local universities. Through volunteering two hours a week, a volunteer implements the 8 week curriculum designed to teach a wide range of skillsets through multi-level content. […]

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Curent Projects

Create lasting impact by Joining friends of WITU, a group of passionate donors determined to make a difference in the lives of girls and women from underserved communities across Uganda.

8000+

women and girls reached

74%

Got Work Opportunities

14

Districts Served Across Uganda

6

Slum communities served

UPCOMING Events

This is what we are up to right now. Fancy joining one of the events? go ahead and sign up!

We-Tech MeetUp

02:00 PM, 30 October, 2020

Kampala, Zoom and Facebook Live

Photo Gallery

A pictorial view of our work in the communities across Uganda.

We BUILD OUR PROGRAMS together WITH THE WOMEN THEY ARE INTENDED FOR. TOGETHER ARE WE BUILDING STRONGER COMMUNITIES WITH WOMEN TAKING PART IN THE DECISION MAKING.

News & Blog

We share what is happening around us and within our communities