Watch how USAID RWANU project aims to reduce food insecurity in South Karamoja


At the U.S. Embassy, we don't just just help #EmpowerWomen during #WomensHistoryMonth, we're doing it every month and every day throughout Uganda. Watch this video to learn more about one important project in the Karamoja region.USAID's Resiliency through Wealth, Agriculture, and Nutrition (RWANU) project aims to reduce food insecurity among vulnerable people in South Karamoja. This five-year program funded by USAID is being implemented by ACDI/VOCA, Concern Worldwide, and Welthungerhilfe. It targets 16 sub-counties in the districts of Amudat, Moroto, Napak, and Nakapiripirit. Since 2013, RWANU has established 345 mother care groups led by 3,496 lead mothers who are chosen by their peers. Lead mothers have reached 43,000 household care givers with water, sanitation, and health messaging, driving change at the local level.

Posted by U.S. Embassy Kampala on Sunday, March 19, 2017