About Us

About the organisation

Who we are

WAYEHD (Women and Youth Empowerment in Health and Development) is a Women and youth focused not for profit and non-governmental organization with the major aim of empowering women and youth to be agents of health promotion and development among communities they live in.

Vision

A generation where women and youth play a key role in health promotion and development among communities.

Mission

To work with, support and empower women and youth in health promotion and development through training, sensitization, capacity building and collaborative research.

Our core values

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Efficiency
  • Empathetic and Inclusive leadership
  • Continuous learning
  • Team work
  • Time management

Our Goals

  • To empower women and youth in health promotion and social-economic development.
  • To improve literacy levels among youth and women with a special focus on vulnerable and magnilised groups.
  • To create economic sustainability among communities.
  • To end all forms of gender based violence in communities.
  • Enhance community capacity to mitigate and adapt to climate change for sustainable development.

Our Objectives

  • To promote, advocate and empower women and youth in health promotion among communities.
  • To promote sustainable social-economic development through empowering women and youth to improve their standards of living.
  • To expand access to educational services for youth and women in vulnerable communities.
  • To advocate for and carry out programmes to reduce gender based violence in communities.
  • To carry out research in health and development which will guide evidence-based interventions, policy formulation, and innovations.

Meet the Team

Our esteemed leadership.

Sr Kabiite lamulatu Co-founder and Current Executive director

Message from the Executive Director

Women and Youth Empowerment in Health and Development organization (WAYEHD) is entering its 5th year of service.

Our organization is dedicated to leading and supporting the efforts of women and youth with the major aim of empowering them to be agents of health promotion and development among communities.

WAYEHD continues to promote Sensitizing and advance the highest ethical and professional standards in health and development

All of us affiliated with WAYEHD should take pride in what our Organization has achieved and the reputation that we have earned within Mbarara district and around the country.

But taking pride in whom we are and what we do does not mean that we can sit back and rest on our laurels. As an Organization, we are continually evaluating and re-evaluating what we do, how we do those things, and why we do them. We are also continually scanning the environment within which our members work to ensure that we are responsive to their needs and expectations.

In this regard, we need your help. It is important that we hear from our members with their impressions about our organization’s programs. We are interested in your views, ideas and thoughts about the betterment of the organization, feel free to always Call, write, e-mail, or stop by and give us your thoughts. This is your Organization; help us make it work better for you.

We hope you will take a few minutes to explore our Home Page and website to get to know our Organization better.

Ms Kabiite Lamulatu Executive Director

About Us

WAYEHD (Women and Youth Empowerment in Health and Development) is a Women and youth focused not for profit and non-governmental organization with the major aim of empowering women and youth to be agents of health promotion and development among communities they live in.

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Address

Head office.
Western Region Uganda,
Mbarara District, Nsiikye Cell
P: (+256) 756097022
P:(+256) 772835355
E: info@wayehd.org