Oxfam in Uganda

This annual report is an opportunity to give an insight in our program which is hinged on three thematic areas which aim to promote women’s rights, good governance and accountability, resilient livelihoods as well as enhance preparedness, reduce vulnerability to disaster and ensure an effective...
In May 2020, over 10,000 people in Kasese district were displaced and lives were lost when the banks of Rivers Mobuku and Nyamwamba burst. Oxfam and local partner Foundation for Urban and Rural Advancement (FURA) were able to provide life-saving support to over 1,000 victims, even in hard-to-reach...
Background With the fast spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many gender inequalities have already been intensified as existing discriminatory and harmful social norms continue or worsen in the face of change such as violence against women, which has intensified globally under lockdowns and...
About Oxfam Oxfam started working in Uganda in the 1960s. Since then, we have implemented both development and humanitarian programs to support practical and innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty. Oxfam envisions Uganda free of extreme inequality and injustice; a society...
Oxfam Uganda, Oxfam Novib and Oxfam France investigated on the mega project led by the French energy giant TOTAL which will allow for the exploitation of 1.4 billion recoverable barrels of oil located on the shores of Lake Albert. This exclusive case study reveals the magnitude of Dutch investments...
Refugee from the DRC disembarks the UNHCR bus in Imvepi.
In May 2020, amidst the corona pandemic, Uganda reopened its borders for 3 days, to provide refuge to the asylum seekers fleeing the fresh fighting in DRC. They were temporarily settled in Zombo district, pending relocation to Imvepi refugee settlement. Between 6-8 August 2020, the Congolese Asylum...
Oxfam in Uganda convened women economic empowerment actors including Ministry of Gender, School of Women and Gender studies, the private sector, international NGOs, regional NGOs and national NGOs. The purpose of mapping of all WEE actors in Uganda is to enhance information sharing and learning.
Oxfam conducted a country wide survey to collate WEE data and best practices to provide a reference for learning, replication, and leveraging WEE in Uganda, and other parts of the world. This publication is one of the products showcasing the actors, their achievements, and the lessons our community...
What is this Call for Concept Notes about? Civil society partners can play a formative role in shaping education policy that will better serve a wide range of communities, especially of the most vulnerable and marginalized populations. They can also help build public support for the government’s...
As a lead up to Father’s Day which was celebrated globally last month, Oxfam in Uganda in collaboration with Oxfam International, Men Care Global, Promundo-US, and local partner, Uganda Women’s Network, launched the How I Care campaign to shift the way we think about care work. In our monthly...

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