FAWE UGANDA MEMBERSHIP
FORUM FOR AFRICAN WOMEN EDUCATIONALISTS UGANDA CHAPTER (FAWE UGANDA) MEMBERSHIP BRIEF.
FAWE Uganda is one of the 34 National Chapters of Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) a pan African Non-governmental Organization (NGO) operating in 34 countries across Africa. The mother Organization (FAWE) was started in 1992 by Five African Women Ministers of Education. Today FAWE’s mission is to ensure that considerable attention is paid to gender imbalances in Education and that steps are taken to enable more girls access quality Education, complete their studies and perform well at all levels. FAWE has a regional secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Uganda Chapter was established in 1997. Our vision is “A country in which all girls and women have access to equitable quality education that enables them to effectively participate at all levels.” This is operationalized within it’s mission, “To promote gender equity and quality in Education in Uganda by influencing policies and nurturing positive practices and attitudes towards girls’ education.”
FAWE Uganda membership is open to all Organizations and Corporate Companies,
Institutions and Individuals passionate about the girl child’s education (Education
of both young women and men)
FAWE UGANDA MEMBERS GOAL
Support young women and men acquire education, necessary skills, get employment
and contribute to the economic development of their communities and country.
To ensure recruitment of a cross section of people as promoters and advocates for the girls’ education.
To equip members with basic skills to facilitate advocacy work for gender parity in education.
To strengthen local sources of funding through membership contributions, categories, fees and incentives.
Partner or support FAWE Uganda’s activities focused at raising funds to facilitate the education of vulnerable girls – young women and men in Uganda.
Contribute towards collection of adequate financial resources and mobilize communities to support the education of the girl child – young women and men.
WHO IS A MEMBER?
A FAWE Uganda member is any individual who is passionate about the education and
skilling of young women and men. They are fully paid-up including payment of
both the registration and the annual subscription fee.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Professional and ethical individuals passionate about contributing to the education of vulnerable young women and men.
Individuals passionate about supporting the underprivileged and giving back to the community.
Corporate organizations/ companies/individuals passionate about supporting & promoting education of the underprivileged young women and men.
All alumnae and former beneficiaries of FAWE Uganda are required to register as members in order to support others acquire education.
BENEFITS TO MEMBERS
Registration card with personal number (number cancelled on failure to renew membership for 3 consecutive years)
Induction and orientation to FAWE Uganda values and activities
Holding Executive Office and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting. In addition, to the opportunity to join FAWE Uganda Board of Directors as either a member or hold a position on the governing body. This will be achieved upon elections at the Annual General Meeting (AGM)
A platform to mentor and inspire students to be successful through serving as role models to them. They will have a forum to share with the students their life experiences including imparting in them life skills and simple every day steps to overcome challenges in life
Opportunities to serve as judges or adjudicators for different student competitions organized by FAWE Uganda across Ugandan Secondary Schools i.e. during the regional and national science competitions.
Opportunities to further education with FAWE Regional Secretariat and FAWE Uganda affiliations in different universities across the world. Members will also receive first hand information following calls or adverts for scholarship opportunities in different institutions across the globe.
Opportunity to secure recommendations for jobs or education opportunities from FAWE Uganda whenever, there’s need.
Recognition by FAWE Uganda for supporting the education of the girl child in Uganda, Africa and beyond. This will be achieved through awarding certificates and membership cards to fully registered members.
Participate in resource mobilization for the organization through sourcing for funding opportunities; and fundraising activities etc
A forum to network, learn and share their knowledge and experiences with others. This could help in furthering careers, education and enhance social support structures among members
Will be part of the FAWE Uganda family and receive regular updates on the new developments in the organization including sharing of all News Letters and activity reports. In addition to FAWE Uganda Resource Centre.
Institutions, Universities, vocational institutions, Secondary schools benefits
Has the opportunity to second vulnerable children for scholarship opportunities for as long as they meet the required guidelines and qualifications.
Scholarship opportunities are awarded to partner schools, students and the school fees paid to the schools directly.
The new and available secondary school education projects will be implemented in or in partnership with the schools.
Capacity building for partner institutions including training opportunities for school administrators (Head teachers and teachers) and inspiring and life talks for the students.
Corporate Companies Benefits
Branding at all FAWE Uganda events
Partnering with FAWE Uganda to hold different engagements in selected schools and institutions.
Brand association and affiliation with FAWE Uganda such as insertion of logos on FAWE Uganda’s branding materials, in addition to running joint advert in the media.
Implement humanitarian and education causes with FAWE Uganda.
MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION FEE
Board Members – Registration is UGX 50,000/= (one off) and annual subscription fee is UGX 200,000/= per year
Individual member – Registration UGX 50,000/= (one off) and the annual subscription fee of UGX 100,000/= per year
Universities/Institutions and Corporate Companies- Registration UGX
50,000/= (one off) and Annual subscription UGX 200,000/= per year
Secondary Schools is UGX 50,000/= registration (one off) and Annual Subscription of UGX 200,000/= per year
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