Founded in 2014, WITU is a non-profit started by women for women. The goal of the organization is to transform the lives of women and girls from underserved communities into successful technologists and entrepreneurs. We achieve this through carefully working with communities and their people to bring lasting change.Started in Kampala with 2 computers and 7 participants, WITU has grown into a national non profit reaching over 35 districts across the country, working with at least 6000 young girls and women annually and supporting then to get into gainful and dignifies work either through connection to job opportunities or support to start a business.The WITU network comprises tech professionals, women business owners and experts in different fields across Uganda. WITU’s programs are developed together with the participants and industry leaders to ensure they are relevant and we leverage technology to deliver our programs. Through a carefully structured programme of education, mentoring and practical financial support we intend to level the gender gap and economic imbalance for long term growth and stability. By 2026, we will have positively impacted the lives of 50,000 women and girls giving them the means to establish financial independence and personal growth.