AWEPON supported by UN Women is implementing a six months project to access and utilize NAADS and NUSAF 2 Services / Funds as a way of increasing the economic empowerment of women and girls especially those who are most excluded.
The project is being implemented in Northern Uganda in districts of Lira and Gulu.

The key implemented activities under the UN Women project include;

a) Mapping exercise in Gulu and Lira.

This was aimed at assessing how women and girls in the two districts were accessing and utilizing services / funds offered by the two government programs. The mapping was specifically aimed at:

b) Capacity building training for women of Gulu and Lira.

A total of over 250 women from the two districts were trained with an objective of enhancing their capacity to access and utilize NAADS and NUSAF 2 Services / Funds. The capacity building trainings aimed at addressing the capacity needs identified during the mapping workshop included:

c) Debriefing meeting for leaders in Gulu

The main objective of the meeting was to update district leaders and other stakeholders about the progress of the project. The meeting was further intended to come up with possible solutions that can be used to address the challenges faced by women in accessing NAADS and NUSAF 2 Services and Funds.