Advocacy and Responsible Fundraising Intern

WORI Uganda is currently looking for an intern to work on a fundraising scheme for their shelter project. WORI is a women’s prosperity charity that aims to improve the lives of women. We are based in beautiful Jinja, in Eastern Uganda, where we intend to construct the first ever women’s shelter with all of the necessary services to enable women to regain self-esteem, safety, dignity and, above all, have access …

9 Facts about Domestic Violence in Uganda You Should Know

It’s important to know the facts about domestic violence and how to tackle it! 2/3 of Ugandan households have experienced domestic violence Women are four times more likely to be targeted for sexual and physical violence 60% of women in Uganda have experienced physical violence since the age of 15 In the Eastern Region of Ugandan (where WORI operates) 75% of women have been abused before the age of 45 …

Sharing Survivor’s Stories

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day following a weekend of spending. To mark this special day, we are sharing a story of a former victim of domestic violence. The aim of this story is not to upset or evoke pity, but to share the amazing work of WORI. WORI is run by Ugandan citizens, who are working to improve their community. The girl in this story does not need saving; she has …