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Program Highlights from 2018

Our work in Northern Uganda continues to expand and create life changing opportunities. Some key highlights…

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How to Measure Success?

Our success in Northern Uganda is measured by the level of financial independence experienced by the women in our…

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Notes From the Field – How dedicated are you to fulfill your dreams?

Paicho, Gulu District, Northern Uganda. Fiona is 13 years old and wants nothing more than…

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Notes from the Field – Malaria in Santa Barbara and Uganda

The last number of weeks have been a bit of a haze as I have…

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Notes From the Field – An Update from Northern Uganda

A few days ago I was sitting on the ground with a group of women…

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GoatFest 2018: In the News

Norman jumped upon a table, then quietly sneaked up on Linda Cole as she directed…

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Announcing… African Women Rising

Let’s admit it – Community Action Fund for Women in Africa — is a mouthful.…

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May 19 Pop-up: Brian Hodges’ Recent Photos from Uganda

Photographer Brian Hodges showcases poignant new photographs highlighting the women in Uganda’s war-torn region, and…

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Music in the Garden 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018 5pm - 9pm 801 Cold Spring Road Private Event • Tickets…

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How To Grow More Food

Dear Friends of African Women Rising, For the last 10 days, the team and I…

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Women’s Education Changes the World

Literacy is one of the greatest problems for the women that we serve. During the…

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Gardens as a Lifeline

I have a lovely little garden that keeps me sane. I try to spend at…

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One Woman’s Story

Our mission is to empower women by providing self-sustaining solutions that give hope and change…

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Women Are The Backbone Of Food Production

Twenty years of war destroyed the agricultural capacity of Northern Uganda. Skills were lost, crops…

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Field Notes: How We Get Girls to Stay in School

The last time I sent you a letter I was talking about the difficult situation…

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