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.

Kyarisiima RoseCurrent finance manager

Sr Kabiite lamulatu Co-founder and Current Executive director

Dr Turyamusiima Rodgers Founder and Current Programs manager

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