Hope and hard work through microfinance to fight poverty in Uganda

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Success Stories

Wekembe has made remarkable improvements in the social and economic lives of local communities in which it operates helping low income entrepreneurs to grow and diversify their business growing, to build assets, to create further jobs contributing to the life improvement of their families and communities.

Each year we help 4000 people to get out of poverty and reach economic indipendence and self substainance.

Thanks to our training and capacity building support we help our members to increase saving abilities, to grow in leadership, self esteem and confidence in their future and society.

More power at home

June 2013

They are proud they can provide for food, hygiene and health family needs, children’s school fees without begging.

Goal setting is key to devolopment

June 2013

Thanks to these trainings people will get skills to assess and set up business

Loans help cottage industry-cow horns

June 2013

He now employs other people and bought a piece of land to build a new premise for his business

Getting energy out of food waste

June 2013

Women collect all the house waste from food to be recycled to fuel-briquettes

The best snack in the neighbourhood

June 2013

he has set a profitable business in this field and she is now earning enough income to sustain her family

Education out of mushroom growing

June 2013

Berna Chelenget is an orphan and a first borned in her family, now can send her brothers and sisters to school.

Clothes for smartness

June 2013

Thanks to Wekembe women cooperating inside the group were able to expand their business through purchase of machines and fabrics.

Happy family supermarket

June 2013

Agaliawamu Gayaza women’s group supported her to enlarge her store, one of the best in the community