Environmental Women in Action for Development (EWAD)
In Service for Humanity
Who Are We?
Environmental Women in Action for Development (EWAD), formerly Entebbe Women Association (EWA), is a registered National, Non-Governmental Organization that was founded in 1995, and has played an integral role as a partner in the social and economic development of Uganda. EWAD was founded for the exclusive purpose of sharing with the under-privileged, vulnerable and poor individuals, families and communities.
Eliminating Mercury use in Gold Processing
In a quest to meet our goals, we have amassed a wealth of experience over the years, working with different communities and partners
Environmental Women in Action for Development (EWAD), formerly Entebbe Women Association (EWA), is a registered National, Non-Governmental Organization that was founded in 1995, and has played an integral role as a partner in the social and economic development of Uganda
A new idea is born.
As a group of over 40 women from various Christian denominations meet at Bugonga Entebbe, Uganda basically to sing X-tian songs.
ECWA Registration as NGO.
Entebbe All Women Christian Association (ECWA) was registered as this was the first organisation name in early days. we served people in these areas.
- Economic empowerment.
- Children protection.
Change of name to EWA
After discussion with members and engagement with world community, the name was changes to Entebbe Women’s Association to accommodate Women from Different Religions.
We continued to server communities in Uganda in areas of Education, Economic empowerment, Children protection e.t.c
EWA changed name to EWAD.
Environmental Women in Action for Development (EWAD) was born.
April , 2014
20th anniversary in service.
We continued serving people of Uganda, East Africa and the world.
25 years in service.
It has been 25 years since the organisation was formed as ECWA changed to EWA and now we are EWAD, We are dedicated to continue serving people for many years to come.
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At EWAD, we work to target issues surrounding environmental sustainability, climate change, HIV/AIDS prevention and repercussions, the educating of orphans and vulnerable children, artisanal mining, fishing ponds, trans-boundary waters, grandmothers, and the rights of children.
We create awareness..
We create awareness…
We strive for a world that advances the rights of the under privileged and empowers them to have economic freedom.
“I AM AN ARTISINAL MINER, NOT AN ILLEGAL MINER.”
In partnership with Gold Matters, we try to create awareness on and improve sustainability within artisanal and small-scale gold mining.
We advocate for the issues artisanal and small-scale miners face around the world that are not recognized by their governments. Often times, these groups face unfair treatment by large-scale mining corporations.
What We Did In Previous Years
In a quest to meet our goals, we have amassed a wealth of experience over the years, working with different communities and partners.
We normally receive volunteers from all parts of the word who help us to do different projects. Below are some of them.
Keep track of ongoing events / projects .
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Interesting stories and feed back about EWAD.