Skilling Refugees into Mushroom Growth and Production plus its Value Addition

Yesterday marked the commencement of a groundbreaking initiative at the Kandaakiat Organization for Women Empowerment and Development. The air was filled with excitement and anticipation as refugees and members of the host community gathered for the start of a unique mushroom training program. As the participants eagerly delved into the world of mycology, they were not just learning about the […]

Educational Donation in Partnership with GLOS

Heartfelt Thanks to Cohere and GLOS for Empowering Dreams We extend our sincere gratitude to Cohere and GLOS for their generous contribution to our recent educational grant initiative. Your support has equipped 50 children with scholastic materials, paving the way for a brighter future. Thank you for being champions of education and partners in empowerment. Together, we are making dreams […]


“Leather Artistry Unleashed: Kandaakait’s Women’s Empowerment Workshop” “Embark on a transformative journey with Kandaakait’s Leather Training Production, where skill meets empowerment. Our comprehensive program is designed to equip women with the artistry of leather craftsmanship, offering hands-on training in design, cutting, stitching, and finishing. Guided by experienced mentors, participants will not only master the technical aspects of leatherwork but also […]

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 […]