Uganda Grantees

Collaborative Efforts to Alleviate Social Problems (CEASOP)

CEASOP enhances the capacity of 180 “poorest of the poor” women self-help groups — with a reach of 3,600 members — in Lango, Northern Uganda. They advocate for property and inheritance rights by establishing community-level paralegal aid services to pursue their client’s claims.

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National Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda (NACWOLA)

NACWOLA strengthens the informal justice system in Kaberamaido District by building the capacity of community paralegals, clan and traditional leaders, and members of Land Boards, as well as that of women and girls living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Their initiatives advocate for national laws and policies that protect and promote women’s property and inheritance rights.

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Slum Women’s Initiative for Development (SWID)

SWID works to empower women in Jinja District to obtain their property and inheritance rights by building coalitions that offer a stronger grassroots voice, strengthening community paralegal networks, and increasing the participation of women living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in community decision-making processes

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Uganda Network on Law, Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET)

UGANET expands legal support services through licensed legal practitioners, paralegal teams, and community-owned resource persons (CORPS) to women living with and/or affected by HIV/AIDS who are experiencing property and inheritance rights violations in Lira and Masindi districts in Northern Uganda.

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