Vocational Skills Training Opportunity for out of school youth 15-35 years

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) with funding from the Conrad. N. Hilton Foundation is implementing “Inclusive Youth Livelihoods program and Early Childhood Development Opportunities project” across the five divisions of Kampala namely, Makindye, Rubaga, Nakawa, Central and Kawempe. NRC therefore calls upon youths between the ages of 15 to 35 years to apply for existing short term non-residential vocational skills training […]

Meeting the Slovenia Government representatives

The Kandaakiat team; Mrs. Dawla Kodi and Mrs. Natalia Kasara and the Hope of children and women victims of violence had a one on one with the donor; Government of Slovenia. The discussion points were revolving around the impact of the Clean water, Gender base violence and livelihood projects, on the lives of the beneficiaries and whether there was any […]

GBV Workshop Supported by Government of Slovenia

On 8th October KOWED Organized a one day workshop on the causes for Gender Bases violence and its effects and long term impact on the refugee girls. The workshop was supported by the government of Slovenia. We trained 40 refugee girls and women on GBV. In her opening remarks the ED encouraged the girls to always report all cases of […]

Gender-Based Violence and its Link Reproductive Health workshop

Kandaakiat Organization for Women Empowerment and Development (KOWED), Organized a one-day workshop on the impact of Gender-based violence on the Rights of women in relation to Reproductive Health. 40 Refugee women participated in the workshop held on 23rd May 2022 at Seeta in Mukono District in collaboration with Slovenia Development cooperation for urban refugees in Uganda. The KOWED, Gender-Based violence […]

Clean Water and Reusable Sanitary pads Project

Kandaakiat partnering with The Government of Slovenia in conjunction with the hope of children and women victims of violence, on Gender-based violence, livelihood, and Sanitation projects. What the partners look to achieve is empowering women through awareness, resourcing, and health. On 10th May 2022, the Government of Slovenia through Hope of Children and Women Victims of violence donated water purification […]


Kandaakiat refugee’s women celebrated international refugee’s day under the them (refugee’s women is a human). Many women in this day remember, the long journey from their home land to unknown, their day was dark as midnight where there is no moon, stars and sun, women move with their children with no company, no hope no future, at the end some […]


A team of Women First International visited KOWED on the 4th and 5th of December 2019. The team of the two staff from Women First International met the KOWED Management which include the KOWED Executive Director, Finance and Administration Manager, Project Manager and Project Co-coordinator on the first day team at KOWEDs Kampala Office. This was followed by both teams visiting the Kampala training […]