KRUWODO Fact-sheet

Karma Rural Women’s Development Organization (KRUWODO) is an indigenous development-oriented Non-profit organisation and was registered as a company limited by guarantee. The organisation was founded in March 2006.

The Organization was initiated by a group of women in order to initiate ways to improve on their general social, economic and political standards of living.

Our Organisational Structure 

 

KRUWODO organogram

MISSION:

To enable women take their place as equal partners in determining the values, Governance and direction of their community and country.

VISION:

A society in which women live to their full potential, their dreams and aspirations fulfilled.

KRUWODO Core Values

Team work, Respect, Solidarity, Transparency, Persistence, Integrity, Courage, Commitment, Participation

  Organization Objectives     

  • To increase women’s effective involvement in decision making through building the leadership capacity of potential leaders from grass-root communities.
  • To promote economic empowerment of women in order to mitigate social, economic, political inequalities across gender in grass-root communities.
  • To defend and protect women’s Rights through elimination of Gender Based Violence and any form of discrimination against women.
  • To promote Environmental conservation through REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from degradation and forest deforestation plus in Climate change mitigation.
  • To promote good governance, Democracy and accountability at the District, and local council levels through Democracy monitoring and civic Education.
  • To promote formulation and implementation of gender responsive political, economic, social policies and programs.
  • To build and strengthen the capacity of the Organization and likeminded civil society Organizations for effective implementation of programs intended to benefit the vulnerable women.
  • To create awareness and sensitization, provide support services and prevention of HIV/ AIDS in the communities.

Area of Operation

  • Mityana District, Uganda.

We are Active Members of:

  1. NAWOU – National Association of Women’s organizations in Uganda
  2.  UWONET ­- Uganda Women’s Network
  3. End Water Poverty
  4. WOUGNET­ – Women of Uganda Network
  5. WORUDET – Women and Rural Development Network
  6. CANU – Climate Action Network Uganda
  7. Food Rights Alliance Uganda