Livelihood and Community Empowerment In 2013, KWID micro-finance was started and over the years it has grown to cumulative savings of 15 million Uganda shillings. Find out more Education We have organized dialogue meetings on education rights to improve capacity of schools and community structures in providing for children to access and complete education levels. Find out more Health Contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS pandemic in Uganda has been a priority for KWID over the years and a number of successes have been registered in Kabale and Rukiga Districts. Find out more Gender and Human Rights Access to legal services for vulnerable children & women has improved over years in partnership with FIDA Uganda. KWID supported vulnerable persons to access lawyers. Find out more Institutional Development KWID held her Silver Jubilee celebration on 24th September 2021 at Cephas Inn, Kabale to show case its achievements in the last 25 years of existence. Find out more
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KWID is as a result of two development initiatives;

The establishment of Women councils in Uganda and World Vision Rukiga Area Development Programme. KWID was founded in 1996 by Tumuheirwe Florence who was doubling as the women council chairperson for Kyabuhangwa parish and a guide and interpreter for World Vision technical associates to raise awareness on gender issues affecting her rural community.

Our Vision

“A Developed Society free of Social Injustices”

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What we do

We focus on empowering women, girls, and other vulnerable persons.

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Get Involved

There are many ways you can get involved to support KWID.

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Become a member of Kigezi Women in Development Organization

KWID has maintained her core structure as a membership organization organized in branches. The branches are according to parish administrative units within Kigezi Sub-region.

16 Days of Activism on GBV-25th November-10th December 2021

News & Events

Our news & events paint a picture of the amazing work KWID does around the Kigezi sub-region and explore some of the biggest issues facing the community today.


KWID’s coffee trees have reached the flowering stage, a critical point in their development. With their flowers, they have the potential to...


With Support from Carol and Gerald, KWID celebrated children’s day with KWID Day-care Centre children for both Kyogo and Kyabuhangwa branches where...

Community Advocacy Work

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