|Posted on August 30, 2016 at 6:20 AM||comments (2)|
My name is Rachael Neel and I got the great opportunity to intern with EACO. I graduated from my University in Indiana, USA with a bachelors’ degree in Health Sciences. I came to Empower And Care to improve my health educating skills. I was a Program Coordinator and Workshop facilitator for 3 months. This organization is run by a small staff that have the biggest hearts! I had the most amazing time living in a small village in Mukono District.
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|Posted on October 8, 2015 at 4:10 AM||comments (0)|
In the Mukono District, duringperiods of low rainfall when shallow water wells dry out, women and childrenwalk up to 10 kilometers in search of clean water. More often than not, thisresults in children not attending school and women having less time to engagein income-generating activities.
With funding from Vibrant VillageFoundation, EACO has constructed and repair boreholes in the villages ofNamasumbi, Nabale and Nyanja and trained residents in borehole maintenance andrepair to ensure...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 1, 2012 at 6:40 AM||comments (6)|
Child Sacrifice has turned into a business
There is growing concern among the Ugandan public and child protection practitioners about the persistent reports of child sacrifice and trafficking which are manifested through kidnaps, abduction, murder and disappearance of children.
The heinous practice of child sacrifice has been linked to a range of other forms of child abuses including traf...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 1, 2012 at 6:30 AM||comments (1)|
This project basically aims at providing accessible clean and safe water for everyone in the community of Kyampisi Namanganga village for a better and healthy life.
Water supply, sanitation ,and health are closely related. Poor hygiene, inadequate quantities and quality of drinking water, and lack of sanitation facilities cause millions of the world’s poorest people to die from...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 27, 2011 at 10:43 AM||comments (8)|
EACO trains clients in income generating activities like poultry farming, mushroom, vegetable, and banana growing. The women are also taught entrepreneurial skills like making art and crafts and shop keeping. So far 70 widows and elderly women have benefitted from EACO projects.
Pease for more information about this you can find it on this link bellow
|Posted on July 27, 2011 at 10:25 AM||comments (1)|
EMPOWER AND CARE ORGANISATION (EACO) UGANDA
Empowerand Care Organization (EACO) Ugandais a Community Based Organization (CBO) operating in Mukono county and Marachadistrict, Uganda. EACO’s mission is to reduce poverty andHIV/AIDS through the creation of economic empowerment, educationalopportunities, and support for disadvantaged groups of people. EACO’sactivities are targeted toward vulnerable women, particular...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 22, 2011 at 6:34 AM||comments (0)|
A Hard Life for Women in Rural Mukono
By Shadrak Kyobe, Director, Empower and Care Organization (EACO)
Women bear almost all the responsibility in MukonoEmpower and Care Organization (EACO) Uganda has been implementing community- based projects in the Mukono and Maracha districts in the sub counties of Kyampisi, Nama, Ggoma, Nakisunga, and Mukono central division – an area which is a primitive, remote rural village with a high growing population, which pop...Read Full Post »