Skill training & income generation

International day of the girl – meet Juliette

October 12, 2013 awamu crafts women (messages and updates from the women we work with)

With your support we’ve raised enough money to enrol 80 vulnerable women and girls into a skills training programme which aims to arm them with the tools, skills and confidence to earn a living and take control of their lives. Meet Juliette, she is 14 years old. This is Juliette outside her home in Bwaise, […]

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Free postage for our neighbours in N16

September 26, 2012 awamu family shop

Social enterprise N16, Stokey

We want to show some neighbourly love to all residents of N16 – we’re offering free postage on all orders from our on-line shop.

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A rainbow of recycled paper beads

September 19, 2012 awamu family shop

Recycled paper beads made by women in kampala, Uganda

A Rainbow of recycled paper beads just arrived from Kampala and shortly to be available in our shop

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Meet Jaliya and ‘jaja’ Regina and see how we are helping to change the lives of children in the slums of Kampala

August 13, 2012 awamu reporters (messages and updates from the children we work with)

helping orphaned children in Kampala awamu

See just how your support is changing the lives of children in Kampala

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Carnival bunting by Robina

June 19, 2012 awamu crafts women (messages and updates from the women we work with)

bunting handmade in kampala african wax

Celebrating the sunshine by offering everyone a discount on some essential party equipment!

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Sarah Namaganda shows you how to make her recycled paper beads

June 17, 2012 awamu crafts women (messages and updates from the women we work with)

making beads from recycled paper

Sarah Namaganda shows you how to make her recycled paper necklaces

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Your opinion please – what shall we make for you next?

January 23, 2012 awamu family shop

Sarah Kabenge awamu tailor

We’re currently pulling together ideas, designs and patterns to discuss with for Sarah and team in Kampala. We know you want more animals, dresses and giraffe babygrows (we have a waiting list!) but what else would you like us to make for you?

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VIDEO: the amazing and inspiring people we work with

December 11, 2011 awamu crafts women (messages and updates from the women we work with)

To really understand the reality of life in the slums of Kampala and the amazing and inspiring people we are working with watch this film NOW!

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A message from Sarah in Kampala

November 29, 2011 awamu crafts women (messages and updates from the women we work with)

Sarah Kabenge awamu tailor

Whether buying, donating, fundraising, volunteering or advising you will have been inspired by the women and children, who through your support, have been working to change lives in their community. Sarah Kabenge, one of our best Tailors, is currently recovering from attack of malaria but she asked to pass on a message to everyone that […]

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Video: how awamu works

October 16, 2011 Education support for vulnerable children

I can’t believe that this time last year we were just arriving back to the London from six months in Africa. Awamu was born (by accident) in our last few days in Uganda….we hadn’t intend this to happen – it just did! Nulu Nabunya from one for women’s groups in Kampala, explains how every  purchase  or donation you make has […]

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