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Mt. Carmel Catholic
Church Kiwafu Road- Off Ggaba Road Kansanga


The Council for Economic Empowerment for Women of Africa-Uganda Chapter (CEEWA-Uganda) is a registered non-Governmental, non-partisan and not-for-profit organization working to promote the economic empowerment of women in Uganda. It was started in 1995 and legally registered in 1997 (Registration No. S. 5914/1947) with the aim of increasing the level of women’s access to and control over economic resources for development.

  • Enhance the capacity of decision makers to integrate gender concerns in laws, policies and programmes relevant to economic empowerment of women.
  • Promote the growth of competitive women owned enterprises.
  • Provide a platform for women to interact and share experiences for their social, political and economic development.
  • Strengthen CEEWA-U’s capacity for self-management, learning and advocacy.
  • Support the transition of Adolescent girls into self-esteemed, self-reliant and employable adults.
  • Women and Agro-enterprise development.
  • Women and Sustainable Enterprises.
  • Women, Governance and Decision Making.
  • Strengthening CEEWA-U Institutional Capacity.
  • Women, girls and employability.


The professional standards and expectations

Ms. Zeridah Zigiti

Board Chairperson

An Economist, Budget Expert, and Asst. Commissioner in the Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development (MFPED)

Ms. Mary Kusambiza

Board Vice-Chairperson

A Gender Expert and Practicing Lawyer

Ms. Ruth Doreen Mutebe

Board Treasurer

An Accountant, Businesswoman, and Corporate Executive. She serves as the Head of Internal Audit at Umeme Limited

Ms. Racheal Nazziwa

Board Secretary

Human Resource Expert working with Butabika Referral Hospital in the Human Resource Department.

Ms. Agnes Mirembe

Board Member

Gender Expert and Executive Director - Action for Rural Women Empowerment (ARUWE)

Ms. Rachel Katesi

Board Member

Holds a Masters Degree in Public Health, and a Gender Expert working as a Projects Director - Musenta CDC under Compassion Uganda.

Mr. Phillip Kiryowa

Board Member

A Banker working with Equity Bank.


The professional standards and expectations

Florence N Kuteesa

Acting Executive Director

A founder member of CEEWA-Uganda. She is an Economist, Policy Analyst, and a Gender expert.

Rhita Katusiime

Programmes Coordinator,

A Social worker and a Gender expert.

Joseph Sserunjogi

Volunteer-Bank Agency

Margaret Nampiima

Accounting Officer

An expert in Business Administration and Management.

Hassan Mulindwa

Communications & IT Support Officer

An expert in Journalism and Communication Graphics.

Prossy Nakiganda

Office Attendant.


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