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Achievements

  1. 2007-2008 FOWAC managed to integrate 480 returnee mothers with their families/relatives during and after the civil war in Northern Uganda.
  2. In 2007 under child Mothers resettlement and reintegration Project: 330 women and girls were psychologically settled by providing psychosocial counseling and packages relevant to their situation, such as; seeds, farm tools and micro credit for income generating activities so that they are able to return and begin a holistic life, in the community.
  3.  In 2008-2009 under Support for Returnee and other War-Affected Women Project: 230 vulnerable women and girls in Kitgum District were trained in modern agriculture, supported with seeds, tools and micro credit to start their own business ventures.
  4. In 2010 under Legal Training to Stakeholders Project: 560 community leaders in Lamwo Districts received legal training to facilitate their roles in the respective parishes.
  5. 2010-2011 under Livelihood Support to Women, 560 young women were supported in agriculture, income generating, revolving loan and psychosocial helping. 
  6. In 2011-mid 2012 Under Empowering Extremely Vulnerable Young Women and girl Project: 260 extremely vulnerable women and girls underwent support under the project : 30 trained and supported in agriculture; (200) trained in income generating and supported with micro credit; (30) trained in vocational skills in knitting, and designing (30)
  7. In 2012 Under Vocational skills training to Extremely Vulnerable Young Women Project: 160 extremely vulnerable women underwent support in micro credit support and skills training in knitting, and designing and baking bread.
  8. In 2014-16: under Empowering female survivors of sexualized and gender-based violence in northern Uganda, 80 school girls benefited from the project.
  9. In 2014-2016 Empowering female survivors of sexualized and gender-based violence in northern Uganda, 580 young women and girls benefited from the project.
  10. In 2017, 80 girls have been engaged in groups, provided life skills, peer to peer education and school based income generating activities.
  11. FOWAC currently has 43 fully established and functional groups in both Kitgum and Lamwo. The groups are engaged in livelihood and psychosocial support activities.