Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP)

The Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) is an initiative by the Government of Uganda to not only improve women’s access to financial services but also equip them with skills for enterprise growth, value addition and marketing of their products and services. The women are availed interest-free credit to initiate or strengthen their enterprises. Upon payback, the money will be extended to other women and the sequence will continue in that revolving manner.
With the commencement of the implementation of the programme in 2016 in Nebbi District, 25 projects have been funded worth 94,387,500 with  372 beneficiaries.