African Women Rising

Program Title: Permagarden Program

Location: Acholi region of Northern Uganda

Grant Amount: $50,000

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Areas of Impact: Agriculture, Gender Equality

Mission of African Women Rising
African Women Rising empowers women after war by providing self-sustaining solutions that give hope and change lives.

Program Summary
The purpose of this project is to help women in Northern Uganda, including South Sudanese refugees, increase their food security by teaching them to grow their own food through permagardens.

Why We Love This Project
We love this project because it serves post conflict communities and refugees recover and rebuild their lives while learning valuable skills to ensure their food security, economic sustenance and good health.

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