RWEYOWA is a grass-root NGO in Uganda working to curb the further spread of HIV and improving the livelihood of those affected by the virus.
RWEYOWA (Rescue Widows, Elderly, Youth and Orphans with AIDS) is a certified community-based NGO founded by committed volunteers in 2003 and registered in 2009, Reg. No. S.5914/8248. The RWEYOWA objectives and interventions are centered on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support. We operate under the principals on non discrimination, partnership, practical involvement of beneficiaries, and non political operating environment.
With support of our partners, friends and volunteers, RWEYOWA has registered the following remarkable achievements among others;
- 168 families have been empowered with livestock and tools to attain economic independence
- Over 36,800 people have accessed free HIV testing through RWEYOWA community HIV counseling and testing clinics
- Over 106,300 in-school young people have been sensitized about HIV/AIDS
- 102 Orphans have been sponsored to access formal education