Who We Are
Bride price traps women in relationships that they cant get out from
MIFUMI is an international non-government women’s rights organisation based in Uganda. MIFUMI’s work revolves around protection of women and children experiencing violence and other forms of abuse. MIFUMI believes that if women are empowered they can rise above many of the cultural traditions that hold them back, such as Bride Price. If women are to realise their full potential, they can become the greatest contributors to development.
- We believe in Women and Children’s experience of Abuse
- We Prioritise Women and Children’s Safety and Confidentiality
- We support empowerment and self-help so women can regain control of their lives
- We Challenge Discrimination and Promote Equal Opportunities
- We Encourage and Promote Staff Team Spirit and Personal Growth
Strengthening Community and Civil Society responses to violence against women and children; and other Human Rights violations across Africa.
MIFUMI envisions a world where women and children are free from all forms of violence and abuse; and a world where every woman has the opportunity to realise her full potential.
We are committed to ensuring justice for all women and children experiencing violence and abuse accessing our service points
SUPPORTING THOUSANDS OF WOMEN OUT OF VARIOUS SITUATIONS OF VIOLENCE AND ABUSE
MIFUMI extends services such as Counselling support, Medico-legal advice and Hand-held support for survivors to duty bearer offices. Also as part of the processes for securing safety, rights and freedoms of women and children, MIFUMI has embarked on a number of advocacy campaigns targeting community cultural institutions and its custodians, policy makers, law enforcement and justice administrators.
MIFUMI has initiated economic empowerment programmes like micro-credit schemes and other income generating ventures to enable women out of situations of abject poverty.
MIFUMI ensures that even the very poor in rural Uganda enjoy the basic rights to health and education through the Mifumi Health Centre and Mifumi Primary School
MIFUMI believes in equal opportunities and ensures this by main-streaming the needs of marginalised groups that include people with disabilities and people living with HIV/AIDS