A Society where Girls and Women with Disabilities live dignified lives


Exemplary Families

Unwavering family support is a source of confidence and courage for many people with and without disability – a strong support system is usually found lacking in the lives of Women and Girls with Disabilities on account of gender and disability. However, in the communities of Swinga 2 settlement camps, the families of Ayikoru Jamillah […]

The Merits of Engaging Disabled People’s Organizations

The first half of the year availed National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda prospects to participate in high level platform discourse for Humanitarian and building an inclusive Feminist movement on the many concerns of Women with Disabilities in Uganda. NUWODU’s Youth Representative on the Board of Directors and staff member attended CREA’s re-Conference […]

Waged Employment for Skilled Persons with Disabilities

Skilled Persons with Disabilities witnessed a rise in their employability and value during the project launch of ‘increasing access to waged employment for Skilled Persons with Disabilities in Uganda’. Before; uneducated and without skills, Persons with Disabilities were taken as burdens but with affirmative action and education for all in place, they are now empowered […]

Who We Are

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is a women-led Disabled People’s Organization. It is legally registered in Uganda with the National NGO Board as a Non -Governmental Organization.

It was formed in 1999 by a group of women and youth with disabilities at a National conference held in Kampala Uganda as a result of violation of rights of women and girls with Disabilities, torture, barriers to social services, double discrimination, and lack of recognition by women’s Rights movement, Government and societal discrimination as a minority population in Uganda.

NUWODU's Core Values










NUWODU’S Strategic Objectives

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