Author: Rachel Barham

By Sarah Istephan, Marketing Manager Celebrating International Day of the Girl today in Uganda, Sharon, an Act4Africa Peer Educator trades places with Moris Kabunzugwire our Team Manager in Kasese, Western Uganda. Today young girls around the world step into the shoes of principals, leaders, mayors in an...

By Sarah Istephan, Marketing Manager After months of fundraising efforts and meticulous planning, construction on Kathy’s Centre is finally under way! With the ground breaking ceremony taking place at the start of last month, we are pleased to report that the construction of our first health...

By Sarah Istephan, Marketing Manager Last Thursday in Uganda saw the groundbreaking ceremony for Kathy’s Centre take place, marking the eagerly anticipated beginning of construction for the health and education centre for women and children in Mayuge. Providing healthcare, support, advice and counselling for women in the local...

By Sarah Istephan, Marketing Manager It is with mixed feelings that we bring you news that Act4Africa’s Big Lottery funded project promoting HIV prevention and gender equality in Kasese, Western Uganda, has come to a close. It has been a challenging, yet hugely successful four years...

Martin Smedley, CEOThe way to reduce levels of poverty, hunger and HIV, is to empower women. Unfortunately in many developing nations women are faced with societal and structural discrimination which suppresses their true potential. To change living conditions and prevent further spreading of HIV, it...

By Martin Smedley, CEOAnna told me that Malawi is well known for tea growing and since Act4africa came to her village she has benefitted by being able to invest in new premises.  Before she had 15 – 20 customers per day. Since joining an Act4Africa...

This month saw us recognised with a USAid award for our contribution to family health via our Mayuge District-based Strides project. The Strides project, completed in 2012, was designed to help young people through improved access to sexual and reproductive health services and information. In...