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POVERTY ERADICATION MISSION UGANDA-(PEM-Uganda)

Joined in January 2019

About Us

PEMU is a woman and girl child initiative which began as a dream by a young man at the age of 19 in 2012.having been raised up by his grandmother Ekibina Janet in a small village called Misoli in Mayuge district Uganda who took him up at the age of 3 years after his mother left him. Kiirya Brian Waiswa developed a strong attachment to WOMEN (THE MOTHERS OF A NATION).The determination of his grandmother who was not only struggling with poverty but all hindrances based on her gender to see that he is raised up into a strong man who would one day impact lives opened his eyes to see the hidden potential in every woman or girl in this world.However,this potential can only be utilized when they are given an opportunity. It’s on this ground that Brian got a desire to start helping vulnerable women and girls when he joined Makerere University.   

 Brian was sponsored by the government for all the 3 years at Makerere University Kampala, this sponsorship came with a monthly allowance, which he used to travel to the Villages in Mayuge district to sensitize the women and girls on their rights and also encourage them to stand for their rights. Towards his second year at campus he was joined by two of his friends Eramwe Sam and HilderMubugumwa who started working with him. He always solicited for funds from fellow students which funds he used to buy scholastic materials for girls in Mayuge. It’s out of this simple desire that gave birth to PEMU in 2014 on a core goal of empowering WOMEN and GIRLS affected by poverty. PEMU was later registered as a non-government organization

 VISION; A Uganda with healthy and empowered women and girls accessing quality and equitable health and care services at the same time seeing that their rights are respected in Uganda.

 MISSION; To contribute towards raising the level, quality and equity of health and care services and advocate for the women and girls in Uganda through increasing access, advocacy, empowerment and working with other development actors

PEMU is a woman and girl child initiative which began as a dream by a young man at the age of 19 in 2012.having been raised up by his grandmother Ekibina Janet in a small village called Misoli in Mayuge district Uganda who took him up at the age of 3…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Health & Medicine

Location & Contact

  • phone +256 784210411
  • mail
    pemu3220@gmail.com
  • Jinja – Iganga HWY, Block B256 Magamaga Town Council Kawudu LC 1 Zone Magamaga, MAGAMAGA-Mayuge District, None 256, Uganda

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