By Maria Opolot Aminat. According to a Ugandan case study on the Effects of sexual Harassment at the workplace and the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey of 2011. 3 in 5 women have been exposed to some form of sexual harassment or abuse in the workplace and 22% have experienced sexual violence at least once… Continue reading CAFOMI is building a healthy and safe work environment where women can thrive.
CAFOMI TRAINS DATA COLLECTORS FOR SASA! TOGETHER BASELINE SURVEY
By Bonitah S. Nanungi Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI) is a duly registered indigenous humanitarian organization which strives to ensure protection of refugees and their access to services. CAFOMI is currently implementing the spotlight initiative which is a collaboration between the European Union and United Nations Agencies. The spotlight initiative is geared at… Continue reading CAFOMI TRAINS DATA COLLECTORS FOR SASA! TOGETHER BASELINE SURVEY
CAFOMI promoting marriage registration for refugees through the ICLA Project.
By Maria Opolot Aminat. Marriage registration for a long time has been considered unpopular and unnecessary among the refugee population in Uganda. This is owing to the various cultural beliefs, ignorance, negligence and many times a sincere inability to cover the possible costs involved in the process of acquiring a document to make a marriage… Continue reading CAFOMI promoting marriage registration for refugees through the ICLA Project.
CAFOMI is enhancing access to legal services for urban refugees through legal aid clinics
By Nicholas Shawn Mugarura. Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI) in partnership with United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) with funding from EU Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid, under the spotlight initiative, conducted three legal aid clinics. These were in Lukuli, Namasuba and Kawempe on the 10th, 11th… Continue reading CAFOMI is enhancing access to legal services for urban refugees through legal aid clinics
CAFOMI trains urban refugee community activists and leaders on the SASA! Together GBV Prevention methodology.
By Nicholas Shawn Mugarura. Under the spotlight initiative with funding from European Union in partnership with UNHCR and NRC, CAFOMI is implementing an urban protection programme. The programme seeks to improve access to protection and assistance for urban refugees, asylum seekers and host community in urban Kampala to ensure refugee women, girls, men and boys are engaged and empowered… Continue reading CAFOMI trains urban refugee community activists and leaders on the SASA! Together GBV Prevention methodology.
‘I saw sadness in her eyes, when she ran into our office’
By Nicholas Shawn Mugarura, With funding from the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations. In a partnership with Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI) through the Information, Counselling and legal assistance (ICLA) project is supporting refugees & vulnerable host communities in Nakivale & Oruchinga Refugee settlements to improve their… Continue reading ‘I saw sadness in her eyes, when she ran into our office’
CAFOMI Improving Children’s mental health through Psycho social support at Nyakabande TC.
By Vivian Aita, Nicholas Shawn Mugarura & Samuel Mugisha Inamahoro Furaha (Not real names) is an elderly woman who came to Uganda seeking asylum from the most recent armed violence and conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. With a family size of six and being the eldest Inamahoro successfully made it to the Ugandan… Continue reading CAFOMI Improving Children’s mental health through Psycho social support at Nyakabande TC.