Welcome to Enterprise Uganda - Your One-stop Enterprise Development Centre
ENTERPRISE UGANDA
Promoting Enterprise Growth and Excellence
 
 
 
 
Home
info@enterprise.co.ug
   
STRENGTHENING WOMEN PROJECT (SWEP) 

...Enhancing women participation in improving livelihoods and household incomes.

STRENGTHENING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN UGANDA PROJECT II (SWEP II)
A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR BUSINESS WOMEN AND WOMEN GROUPS IN NORTHERN UGANDA!!!!!!

Enterprise Uganda under its women economic empowerment program, supported by Government of Norway and Government of Uganda, is in the process of identifying women groups and women entrepreneurs for Phase II of Strengthening Women Entrepreneurs program (SWEP). This follows a successful Phase I (2008-10) which supported 3,862 rural and urban women to increase the household incomes.
The activities include the identification of women groups and women entrepreneurs to be supported; AND conducting a baseline survey of the potential project beneficiaries

Who can apply?
1) Women Groups that meet the following criteria:-
• Group size of more than 70 members
• In existence for two (2) or more years.
• Located in the Greater North.
• All sectors with preference to agri-business sector.
DOWNLOAD GROUP APPLICATION FORM

2) Individual women entrepreneurs that meet the following criteria:-
• Own a business employing four or more people.
• Located in the Greater North.
DOWNLOAD INDIVIDUAL APPLICATION FORM

NB: Greater North includes the following regions: West Nile, Acholi Sub Region, Lango Sub Region, Teso Sub Region and Karamoja.

Application procedure:
Interested women should send written applications to the address below. The two-page submission should include name of group/company, details about the group/company ownership, legal status of association/company, membership, location, nature of business, current market and contact details. For groups, please attach a list of the members in the group.
Click here to down registration forms.

Don’t miss the opportunity!

Deadline: 09 March 2012

So far the feedback from the initial beneficiaries has been encouraging and some of them have already registered improvement in their business performance as can be demonstrated by the comments below:

Suubi Women’s Group.
“I have acquired group management skills and am able to network with others” –

Ruth Nabitalo as she also explains about her group’s products,

Lira Bee Cluster.
“The workshop has enhanced my understanding of how to manage others as a group member and has opened my knowledge on new ideas from other participants for sustainable development.”– Harriet Adong),

Nyakakoni Women’s Group
“This program has been an eye opener as a first step towards effectively managing our group and with continuous interventions, we hope to have a very viable goat business in future.” – Jane Nampijja), .

Other testimonies include;
Victoria Organic Foods Foundation.
“I have acquired skills on how to lead and relate with others in groups. I can now stand and speak before others” – Nabbira Joyce,

Kitgum Bee Women Keepers.
“Got know about the characteristics and responsibilities of a good leader.” –

Santa Boroboro,

Bukoloto Widows and Orphans Association.
“I have learnt group formation and identifying group conflicts.” –
Namboyera Annet,

Women in business, this is a unique opportunity for you to benefit from one of Uganda’s remarkable business development programs. Don’t miss the opportunity!

To sign up for the programme contact Enterprise Uganda on Plot 38 Lumumba Avenues, P.O. Box 24581 Kampala, Tel: +2563123841000 -e-mail: admin.sec@enterprise.co.ug; info@enterprise.co.ug

 

 

 
 
BEST TESTIMONIES
AWARD WINNERS
ARCHIVES
PRESS ARTICLES
USEFULL LINKS
 
 

 
 

 

 
Join our Facebook chat
 
 
... ...
Copyright © 2014 Enterprise Uganda Webmaster: cgoumo@enterprise.co.ug