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International Women’s Day 2017: Empowering women for decent housing

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By Edward Kiyingi, Project Officer The month of March is a special dedication to Women in the world. The celebration of international women’s day has taken another twist this year with Uganda Housing Co-operative Union holding its own in Nkokonjeru Town Council. The celebration started with a brass band lead a peaceful matching in Nkokonjeru Town Council to the next ... Read More »

Housing Cooperatives; An important ingredient in implementation of the National Housing Policy


By Fiona Nshemerirwe, “The two extreme outcomes of the current shelter systems that are being witnessed today are affordable shelter that is inadequate and adequate shelter that is unaffordable” (UNHabitat, 2005) [1] The lack of sustainable housing policies coupled with poverty has led to growing informal settlements in many African countries.  Access to adequate and affordable housing in many ways ... Read More »

Women Empowerment

JOSEPHINE NANNOZI NKOKONJERU CARITAS HOUSING COOPERATIVE SOCIETY  Josephine Nannozi is above 50 years old. She has 2 children and lives with her family in Nkokonjeru, Buikwe district Uganda. Josephine is a member of Nkokonjeru Caritas Housing Cooperative Society where she is the Vice Chairperson of the group. Their main achievements as a cooperative so far have been; Buying land as ... Read More »

We Effect


We Effect (formerly Swedish Cooperative Centre) was funded in 1958. We are a development cooperation organisation applying a long-term, rights based approach in order to effect change.Our guiding principle is support to self-help initiatives. We work in 25 countries across four continents, from Guatemala, via Zambia and Moldova to the Phillipines. Our focus areas are Rural development, Housing, Gender equality ... Read More »

Comic relief


Comic Relief is a major charity based in the UK, with a vision of a just world, free from poverty. Read More »

Shelter & Settlements Alternatives: Uganda Human Settlements Network (SSA:UHSNET)


Shelter and Settlements Alternatives: Uganda Human Settlements Network (SSA:UHSNET) is a Network of civil society organisations, communities, individuals, and private sector working together with the main purpose of lobbying, advocating and sharing information for better policies, programs and practices towards sustainable improvement of human settlements in Uganda. SSA/UHSNET seeks to address the challenge of networking, based on the recognition that ... Read More »



The seminar was held on 14th and 15th April 2016 organized by Uganda Housing Co-operative Union at Arch apartments in Ntinda Kiwatule Road,A number of guest were invited and attended in person which included the District commercial officers, KCCA representatives,Community Development officers,  representatives from the Primary Housing Co-operatives and the Board members of the Union.Various topics were discussed by Mr ... Read More »