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.
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.
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.
Community Advocacy Work
Interested in taking part in community advocacy with KWID?
This website was developed with support from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH through the Civil Society in Uganda Support Programme (CUSP) and funded by
The contents of this website are a sole responsibility of KWID and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union or the German Government and GIZ.