Uganda

Sexual Reproductive Maternal Child Health End of Project Evaluation

This report presents the findings of an end of project evaluation for “Sexual Reproductive Maternal Child Health” a project implemented by CARE International in Uganda through Gulu Women’s Economic Development and Globalization-GWED-G a local Non-Governmental Organisation based in Gulu Northern Uganda. The goal of the project was: “Improving Access to Reproductive, Child and Maternal Health in Northern Uganda” in the three districts of Gulu, Amuru and Nwoya, covering 9 Sub Counties (Ongako, Bungatira, Bobi, Koro, Patiko, Awach, Lamogi, Koch Goma and Alero). [98 pages] Read More...

Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Program (GEWEP)

This report gives an overview of activities which were implemented by CARE Uganda and its local partners, Women and Rural Development Network (WORUDET) and Gulu Women’s Economic Development and Globalization (GWED-G) during the period (2014-March 2017). [22 pages] Read More...

Project Link Final Report

Barclays Project Link is an extension of the Banking On Change partnership between Barclays Bank, CARE International and Plan UK (2009 – 2015). During Banking on Change, Barclays Bank Uganda and CARE co-created a savings product, and linked over 1,000 savings groups, and worked with Grameen to co-innovate and pilot 2 digital products for savings groups – the Ledger Link and E- keys. After Banking On Change ended in December 2015, CARE and Barclays continued to work together through Project Link to link 800 more groups to Barclays Uganda and train 800 groups to use E-keys and Ledger Link. [14 pages]
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Digital Sub-Wallets for Increased Financial Empowerment of Women Project Semi-Rapid Gender Analysis

The Digital Sub-Wallets for Increased Financial Empowerment of Women Project is a research based project implemented by CARE Uganda in partnership with DoubleXEconomy and Access Africa in Bushenyi and Rubirizi Districts, Ankole Region, Western Uganda. The project’s goal is for women to have equitable influence over household financial decisions and to use mobile financial technology to improve their own and their family’s opportunities and lives. The project works with mature Village Saving and Loans Associations (VSLA) that were formed under the previous SAVE-UP project and aims to reach 2,166 VSLA Members. Following the six-month Pilot Phase the project is to commence for a 4 year period in October 2017. [18 pages] Read More...

Towards Integrated Risk Management in the Horn of Africa: Gap Analysis

The analysis was conducted through desk-top literature review in which data and information were drawn from an extensive range of literature, mainly the Horn of Africa regional frameworks related to disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and ecosystem management and restoration. Specifically, the report analysed the Africa regional Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction; the African Union Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP); the Policy Framework for Pastoralism in Africa; and the IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI). Others are the Programme of Action for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework; the Agreement on the Nile River Basin Cooperative Framework; and East African Community Climate Change Policy. It looked at a range of including institutional arrangement; IRM-related strengths and weaknesses and how those relate with IRM, and opportunities for PfR to influence framework implementation. [76 pages] Read More...

Digital Sub‐Wallets for Increased Financial Empowerment of Women

This report summarizes the findings from a pilot study of two interventions intended to promote gender equality, a mobile banking innovation and financial counseling for households, in western Uganda between September 2016 and March 2017. The study was designed and analyzed by DoubleXEconomy. The interventions were implemented by CARE Uganda in partnership with Post Bank, Uganda. The data were collected by IPA Uganda. Read More...

Digital Sub Wallets Pilot Study Findings on Gender Equality

This report summarizes the findings from a pilot study of two interventions intended to promote gender equality, a mobile banking innovation and financial counseling for households, in western Uganda between September 2016 and March 2017. The study was designed and analyzed by DoubleXEconomy. CARE Uganda implemented the interventions in partnership with Post Bank Uganda. The data were collected by IPA Uganda. [4 pages] Read More...

Forest Resources Sector Transparency Programme (FOREST) Baseline

To ensure that good forest governance takes root, CARE International in Uganda is implementing a five year Forest Resources Sector Transparency Programme (FOREST) in Uganda in Partnership with Joint Effort to Save the Environment (JESE), Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU), Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE), Environment Alert, Panos Eastern Africa (PANOSEA), and Community Development Resource Network (CDRN). At the start of the programme CARE and her partners deemed it necessary to conduct baseline studies to establish benchmarks for measuring programme impacts with the following broad objectives:
i) To assess level of stakeholder awareness and participation in forestry legislation monitoring
ii) To determine the level of accountability, transparency and responsiveness of duty bearers with regard to forest governance issues
iii) To assess the existence and functionality of District/inter-district ENR forums, networks and alliances in their involved in forest governance issues at Sub-national and National levels
iv) To assess the level of media coverage of forest governance issues at district and national levels
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Evaluation of Lifesaving Shelter, Protection, and Health Support for South Sudanese Refugees

This evaluation was designed using a mixed method approach, employing systematic review of documents and Most Significant Change (MSC) technique, adapted from Davies and Dart’s most significant change guide to collect change stories at individual, family and community level from 24 project beneficiaries (8 women on SRMCH; 2 males, 6 female PSNs on Shelter; 1 male, 7 females on GBV). The MSC interviews focused on documenting change. Eight (8) Key Informant Interviews were also conducted with the CARE Program, MEAL, and UNHCR OPM staff. Read More...

Integrated Emergency Response Program Baseline

The CARE International in Uganda is implementing three projects through funding from the Australian Development Agency (ADA), Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA) and Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The NMFA and GAC are being implemented in Rhino Extension, Omugo Settlement while ADA is operating in Imvepi settlement. The projects are designed to address core protection pillars in the refugee programing and emergency response that are in tandem with part of CARE’s priority interventions areas that targets reduction in vulnerability of refugees and host communities, through the promotion of human dignity, increased resilience, and improved protection. [57 pages] Read More...

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