OUR ORGANISATION OVERVIEW

Founded in 2014, Wilmat Development Foundation (WDF) is a National Non-Government Organization [INDR157134925NB - NGO Reg No. 6188 | NGO Permit No: 7577] acting for Social Cohesion and Local Development that Primarily focuses on Women and Youth empowerment in Uganda and Africa at large. With the need to visualize the willingness of grassroot communities, beneficiaries are aligned towards the adoption of positive socio-economic changes based on social equity and inclusiveness of all persons. For 7 (Seven) years now, the organization has impacted over 10,000 Beneficiaries in various communities in Uganda and across the globe with the need to enrich more lives through enhancement of Livelihoods, Socio-Entrepreneurship and Advocacy programs in driving Sustainable Development from the grassroot.

The Foundation is working in districts of Mayuge, Kasese, Kampala, Wakiso, Kayunga, Kamuli and Bugweri Respectively with hopes of expanding to other areas.

OUR STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES:

  • To promote skills that enhance Socio-Entrepreneurship and Financial Independence of underserved women and youth.
  • To Empower the Underserved Women and Youths with Knowledge and Resources that help them engage in Community Development, Advocacy and Good Governance.
  • To increase Agricultural Productivity to Enhance Food Security, Environmental Protection and Incomes of Underserved Women and Youth.
  • To develop Effective Capacity Building and Management through Skills and Knowledge Development, Information Management and Networking.
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OUR VISION:

To Build Resilient and Self-Reliant Communities For Sustainable Livelihoods.

OUR MISSION:

Fostering Community Cooperation and Independence of Underserved Women and Youths Through Promotion of Socio-Economic Approaches for Improved and Sustainable Livelihoods.

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OUR CORE PRINCIPLES IN PRACTICE

Our journey in making is built on the following Values:-

  • INTEGRITY: We promote a culture of openness and transparency in our program execution.
  • TEAM WORK: We believe in strong relationships and incorporate effective combined efforts in building better communities.
  • PEOPLE PARTICIPATION: We ensure active, productive, and equal participation at all levels of program execution.
  • RESULT ORIENTED: We strive for a lasting impact by creating a climate of continuous flexibility, improvement, open to challenges and new ideas.
  • HUMANITY: We focus on human safety, improvement and well-being through addressing all vulnerability challenges wherever found.

OUR TARGET POPULATION

  • Women (Differently Abled Women, Mothers, Widows)
  • Young Mothers (Teenage Mothers and Single mothers)
  • Men (Differently Abled Men, Widowers)
  • Youth (Adolescent Girls and Boys)

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OUR APPROACH

    In order to establish everlasting impacts, the organization uses a bottom-up approach that focuses on active and equal participation of individuals as a way of boosting the resiliency and independence of underserved persons at the grassroot as well as the involvement of Community members, Private sectors, National and international NGOs and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to collectively Participate in the move of Empowering Underserved Communities.

    Discriminatory attitudes remain a major barrier to the full inclusion of Women, Young mothers, Men and Youths (Girls and Boys). To ensure that the objectives are met, the organization focus on raising awareness on Gender disparities in the communities as a way to facilitate their inclusion and participation into developmental programs. We believe through collective efforts, we have all it takes to shape our societies and communities for everyone to live happily.

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