About Us

Shared Action Africa is a nonprofit that supports women and girls to attain sustainable livelihoods, lead healthy lives, and be agents of climate justice in rural and refugee areas in Uganda

 

We envision a world where women and girls can women and girls drive positive social change and lead their communities/countries in becoming active stewards of a more sustainable earth.

The Need

Challenges for Refugee Women and Girls

The situation for refugee women and girls in Uganda is worsening particularly amidst the Covid-19 pandemic thus increasing their vulnerability to shocks

Our History

Adaptable to Changing Needs

Since our founding in 2014, we have learned that communities needs and priorities are important, but they are not exposed to many solutions that they could benefit from

Our Impact

Empowerment Changes lives

We listen to the people we serve, and they help us understand what it really means to have access to services, resources, and opportunities, while protecting the environment for future generations.

By the Numbers

1,400,000

Refugees

Face food insecurity during Covid-19

8,354

Rural and Refugee Women

Were supported by SAA to access informal financial services and launch profitable businesses

9 in 10

Households

Rely on biomass for energy

22,123

Women of Reproductive Age

Were supported to access family planning consseling and methods

200,000ha

Forest cover

Lost every year

253

Women Commercial Food
Vendors

Were supported by SAA to access enrgy effiecient cookstoves and technologies

Our Programs Community Partners & Savings Groups We support and collaborate
with savings groups and community-based
organizations
Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights We support access to
gender inclusive financial and market
services
Financial and Market Inclusion We support access to Sexual
and Reproductive Health Care and Rights
for Women and Adolescents
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Our Programs Climate Justice

We build the resilience and
adaptative capacities of rural and refugee women
to climate change
Vocational Education & Training We integrate advocacy into our
programs to ensure a meaningful and lasting
impact in the lives of women and girls
Advocacy We provide practical experience
and technical skills to expand employment
opportunities for young girls
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Our Programs We bridge the financing
gap for women by providing Matching
Grants and Green Loans
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