Oxfam in Uganda

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...
Background Oxfam started its work in Uganda in the 1960's, mainly to reduce poverty and inequality, enable people's voices to be heard and respected, and to respond to emergencies to save human lives. We work with governments, communities, civil society, non -governmental organizations and private...
People seeking safety are trapped at borders across Eastern Africa due to COVID-19 measures A coalition of international, national, and refugee-led organizations in the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) have today called on governments in the region to reopen borders for asylum seekers. The...
Many women who work in the informal sector are bread winners. Although COVID-19 lockdown measures stretched them beyond their limits, that did not stop them from supporting their families. In this newsletter, read about mothers beating all odds to support their families during these tough times...
Oxfam Uganda invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Lump Sum Contract TD 20/ 003 / ARU-UG for Construction of Ocea Water Supply System in Rhino settlement and Host Community in Madi Okollo District. Bid Submission/Deadlines Bids must be delivered and received in hard copies ,...
The current global coronavirus pandemic has put insurmountable pressure on the world economies but invisibly, it has also increased the care workload of women. For women like Stella, the extra burden brought by the coronavirus lockdown is far from what she ever imagined.
In April 2020, Oxfam launched a call to cancel all the debt payments in 2020 so that developing countries like Uganda can maintain and increase social protection and health spending in response to COVID-19. In this newsletter, we bring you highlights of how we influenced G20 Finance Ministers,...

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