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Women’s Desk

Mrs. Getrude Sekabira Chairperson Women's Desk

Mrs. Getrude Sekabira
Chairperson 

Women’s Desk is a Christian Faith based umbrella Organization for all women Fellowships in the Diocese. The desk was formed so as to motivate women to plan together, share experiences, formulate and implement programs within their respective Fellowships in order to realize meaningful human development. The current composition of the Desk includes;
  1. Mothers’ Union
  2. Christian Women Fellowship
  3. Clergy wives
  4. Clergy women
  5. Minus One
  6. Lay Readers’ wives
  7. Daughters of the King
  8. Naomi Ministry (Widows)
  9. Lay Readers Women
Leadership and management

Executive Board

The Board is composed of; Chairperson who is appointed by the sitting Bishop and the other Board members are elected at a special meeting of the fellowship leaders that have made it to the Diocesan Level. The elections are conducted by the Diocesan Secretary to elect the Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and three members without portfolio.

Council

  1. The council is composed of 31 members drawn from all the nine fellowships which include; Three members (the President/chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer),
  2. The Bishop’s wife,
  3. Two co-opted members and
  4. The chairperson of the Desk

Vision

To transform Christian Families to be able to attain and realize abundant life in Jesus Christ while caring for others

MISSION

The mission of the Desk is not different from the Diocesan mission which is; To empower women to participated in meaningful production through group formation, experience sharing, initiation and implementation of projects with the eventual goal of poverty eradication/improving their quality of life and dignity in the society

Overall objective

The overall objective is to improve the quality of life of women in Namirembe Diocese by building their capacity and increased participation in income generating activities so that women below poverty line can be reduced.

Areas of focus include but not limited;

  1. Christian living morals
  2. Capacity building/skills Development
  3. Economic empowerment
  4. Networking
  5. Advocacy
  6. Health
  7. Agriculture/Animal husbandry

Joint activities

The women fellowships derive their programs from the women desk strategic plan for implementation in their different groups. However, they are particular activities that are jointly carried out for teamwork and increment of togetherness. The activities include; Read More    
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