A society of empowered women and girls free from poverty and diseases
Our mission is to empower underserved 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.
To build economic independence among women and families.
To strengthen leadership and confidence among women and girls
To transform unequal gender norms and promote access to justice
To invest in sexual and reproductive health services and education.
The Volunteer Action Network (VAC-NET) is a non-profit organization established in 2005 by a group of committed volunteers who live and serve in the region, they realize the worsening situation of the rural poor, especially women who are adversely affected by the Socio-economic imbalance and yet constitute a greater labor force for production.
VAC-NET is rural inclined and aims at empowering underserved women in Uganda through socio-economic and health education and leadership development programs, creating opportunities while strengthening families and communities. It seeks to offer women and youth leadership and empowerment abilities required to lead successful dignified lives.
STATEMENT ON DISCRIMINATION
Volunteer Action Network stand united behind the principles of respect, inclusion, and acceptance. Those values are fundamental to our mission; we welcome individuals of different values, races, religions, genders, and national origins. VacNet has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination based on sexual orientation. Accordingly, VacNet will neither support nor tolerate any words, attitudes, or actions that imperil the inclusive communities that we have strived to support through our programs.