MIFUMI – protecting women and children against violence

MIFUMI is an international aid and development agency that has worked over ten years, reducing the burden of poverty by securing basic rights for people living in remote communities of Uganda. MIFUMI supports the needs of and promotes protection for women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse, as well as bride price violations. The organization also works in close collaboration with partners in the diaspora … (who we are 1/2 /background).

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Address: Head Office MIFUMI Kampala, Off Ntinda Road, Kampala, Uganda;
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Who We Are 2/2: Vision, Mission, Principles, Values, Aims:

Our Vision:

  • A world where women and children are free from violence and oppression and where everyone has the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Our Mission:

  • Protecting Ugandan women and children from violence through community-based outreach.

Our Principles:

  • Women and children centered
  • Rights-based approach
  • The community must bear the burden of abuse
  • The perpetrator must be held accountable

Core Values:

  • MIFUMI forms a growing community of grassroots women, children and human rights defenders with the principles of a women and children centred approach to ending violence and abuse, empowering survivors to resist violence and demand their rights, ensuring effective action for the individual survivor, empowering communities to bear the burden of violence against women and children, and hold perpetrators accountable for their behaviour and working with law enforcement officers to protect women and children.

Our Aims:

  • To provide pre and primary quality education to rural children.
  • To reduce household poverty through the provision of credit and savings facilities to women.
  • To promote awareness of and support the rights and needs of women and children, particularly those affected by domestic violence and harmful cultural practices.
  • To promote quality of service provison through capacity building both internally and for the partner organisations and improve the infrastructure of mifumi.
  • To support the reproductive and sexual health needs of people, particularly women and girls by setting up a modern clinic and maternity unit in mifumi and providing health services to those affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • To secure funding to maintain existing and start new projects and maintain adequate staffing.
  • To raise awareness of the Mifumi Project’s work and development issues in Uganda, to the UK and the International community and the organisations in order to encourage participation, networking and build links.

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