women participation in improving livelihoods
and household incomes.
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
• Located in the Greater North.
• All sectors with preference to agri-business
GROUP APPLICATION FORM
2) Individual women entrepreneurs that
meet the following criteria:-
• Own a business employing four or
• 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.
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.
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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:
“I have acquired
group management skills and am able to network
with others” –
Ruth Nabitalo as she also explains about her
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.”–
“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),
Victoria Organic Foods
“I have acquired
skills on how to lead and relate with others
in groups. I can now stand and speak before
others” – Nabbira Joyce,
Bee Women Keepers.
“Got know about
the characteristics and responsibilities of
a good leader.” –
Widows and Orphans Association.
“I have learnt
group formation and identifying group conflicts.”
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!
sign up for the programme contact Enterprise
Uganda on Plot 38 Lumumba Avenues, P.O. Box
24581 Kampala, Tel: +2563123841000 -e-mail: