International Day of the African Child amidst Covid-19.

During this Covid-19 Pandemic Period and lockdown of 3 months in Uganda, there is a real risk of regression for children whose basic and fundamental learning was not strong especially our Batwa children in far areas of Rubuguri in Kisoro District and Mpungu in Kanungu district since they are seeing education for the very first time in their generations.

World Menstrual Hygiene Day.

Today 28th.May is World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020. The theme for this year is “Periods in Pandemic”. The main idea behind marking this day is to change the social stigma associated with menstruation.

How much do you know about Coronavirus?

The COVID-19 pandemic Caused by a coronavirus began when people were exposed to an unknown source at a seafood market in Wuhan- China began falling ill in early December 2019. In the beginning, cases were not so high according to International news by that time so, it didn’t bother many of us especially Africans to Celebrate our Christmas in style.

Our CEO Ms.Cherie Wilshire Visits Uganda.

Our first USA Board Member, Ms. Cherie Wilshire traveled all the way from Washington USA to Uganda on the 5th of February, 2020.

The major reason for her visit was to check on us and also see by herself how the 3 programs and projects of Cherie Wilshire Foundation have impacted the communities we serve.

Who Are The Batwa Pygmies?

Learn about a marginalized indigenous tribe of Western Uganda who were forcefully evicted from their ancestral home of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and turned into destitutes and environmental refugees.

Merry Christmas & Happy holidays to you all

Holiday greetings from Cherie Wilshire Foundation!! I hope this card finds you well and getting into the spirit of the season. As the year draws to a close, we just want to say thank you all our friends, volunteers, staff, directors and partners. And to you our donors, thanks for your enthusiasm and generosity. We […]

Cherie Wilshire Foundation &WordPress: A Love Affair?

One of our directors, Micheal Musamba shares a selfie with some of the speakers at WordCamp Kampala 2019.

When we started Cherie Wilshire Foundation in 2018, it wasn’t all rossy. Among the biggest challenges we found was how to acquire a website? as a standard communication channel through which we could report our impact to different people here in Uganda and beyond. We always heard stories of how it was so difficult to […]