Paul House, Rwebisengo Town

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A socially and economically empowered health pastoral community.


To identify, examine and respond to social-economic and cultural barriers affecting the most vulnerable indigenous Pastoralist women and youths

Who we are.

Rwebisengo Widows Cultural Association (RWCA) is a growing indigenous not-for-profit organization operating in the pastoralist communities in Uganda. It was started by widows in 2013 in Ntoroko District. The organization is currently registered with Ntoroko District local government Reg no 215. 

Who does RWCA work with? 

RWCA works with indigenous pastoralist groups of women in Uganda. We primarily focus on pastoralist widows, orphans, vulnerable children, marginalized women living in ultra-poverty situations, and young adolescent girls.

Our thematic areas:

  • Cultural and Land Rights
  • Women Economic Empowerment
  • Health
  • Education
  • Violence Prevention & Response

Our objectives:

  • To promote cultural & Land rights of women pastoralists
  • To address social & economic barriers hindering the economic resilience of women Pastoralists.
  • To improve access to affordable and Quality Education and Health care services in Pastoralist communities.
  • To prevent & respond to violence against pastoralist women, girls, and Children