The status of the girl child is critical to achieving women’s quality and dignity which is in many ways a litmus test for the maturity of a society. Though life for the girl child is steadily improving, many are still subjected to horrific practices, such as female genital mutilation, son preference – often resulting in […]
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.
Today, Cherie Wilshire Foundation is excited to announce to you our participation in the Global Giving June 2020 Accelerator Program from 8th-20th. June 2020. Global Giving is the largest crowd fundraising community working with non-profits in 170 countries. We are honored to be a Global Giving vetted organization and very excited about the impact your […]
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.
The tourism industry brings in a sizeable amount of revenue in Uganda contributing 5.8 trillion ($1.6billion) to to its GDP.which makes it the top foreign exchange earner. Among the top tourist destinations is Bwindi impenetrable forest and surrounding areas. Bwindi impenetrable forest was formerly a home for the Batwa, an indigenous tribe in the districts […]
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.
Be a parent to the “110 marginalized Batwa children in Uganda” who were forcefully evicted together with their families from their ancestral home Bwindi impenetrable forest and left to live as destitutes and environmental refugees.
Today, Cherie Wilshire Foundation is excited to announce to you her participation in the Global Giving Accelerator Program March 9-25, 2020. Global Giving is the largest crowd fundraising community working with non-profits in 170 countries. We are honored to be a Global Giving vetted organization and very excited about the impact this will have on […]
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.
Bursting The Myths Of Girl Child Education In Kanungu District.
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.