Volunteer Action Network is a non-governmental organization established in 2005 to empower women and girls in Uganda through socio-economic, health education, and leadership programs, creating opportunities while strengthening families and communities. It seeks to offer women leadership development and empowerment abilities required to lead successful dignified lives.
WHY WE DO IT
We strive to develop local-based strategies that produce reductions in poverty and the marginalization of women and girls in Uganda by providing economic, health education, and leadership opportunities for sustainability and self-determination.
We support women and girls in Uganda with tools, resources and opportunities for sustainable development, self-determination, leadership & empowerment.
Our comprehensive selection of targeted programs and support services include business skills training, micro-loans, adult literacy education, legal Aid services, health education, and leadership development programs designed to strengthen social systems, amplify women's voices, reduce poverty and illiteracy.
When women are empowered economically they participate in decision making at home and this boosts their self esteem
28,800 Micro loans
Provided business skills training & micro loans to women to start business
1.8 million Sanitary Pads
Over 12,000 girls and women supported with free sanitary pads
Education is the greatest investment, women are provided basic skills of reading and writting.
89,560 Women& Girls
Supported and have access to SRHR services
Like everywhere else in the world, the coronavirus pandemic is taking a huge toll on Ugandans especially women and children. CLICK HERE to learn more and see how we are strengthening our efforts towards social justice, we continue to provide tools and resources to women, girls, and their families amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Volunteer Action Network is a non-profit organization empowering women and girls since 2005 in Uganda with tools, resources, and opportunities to facilitate sustainable development, self-determination, leadership, and empowerment.