As Gender mainstreaming directorate at Makerere University, we ran several projects that support our vision, mission goals, and strategic objectives. With these projects, we have been able to a significant impact in the university and other higher institutions.
We thank UN Women Uganda, Embassy of Sweden in Uganda, Global Spotlight Initiative, Carnegie Corporation of New York and all other partners and sponsors who have joined us and supported us in all ways to achieve our goals, we are very grateful!
Two4One Talent Campaign
The ‘Two for One Talent for Change’ (also known as Two4One) Campaign is a peer-to-peer performance Arts Campaign aimed at mitigating Sexual Harassment in Universities through the collaborative efforts of both men and women to safeguard any victim of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.
The campaign taps into students’ talents as an agency for addressing a social challenge that primarily affects them.
Female Scholarship Foundation
Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation (FSF) was born out of the Female Scholarship Initiative (FSI) established at Makerere University in 2001 with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
The goal of FSI was to support girls from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds to access university education thus contributing to the increased female enrollment at the University.
More about the scholarship.
One of the core activities under the Female Scholarship Foundation is to provide academic mentoring and psychosocial support for the scholars.
The Gender Mainstreaming Directorate is organizing the second FSF Scholars Capacity Building Forum for the academic year 2016/2017 on the 17th March, 2017.
Our capacity building workshops have focused on …
Resource mobilization for the Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation (FSF) is critical for its sustainability.
In 2008, a three year strategy 2009- 2011 was developed and implemented. In 2011, the Carngie Corporation of NewYork (CCNY) offered Makerere University a matching grant of US$ 1million for the scholarships.
More about resource mobilization.