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We have faith in women economic empowerment

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We support women’s right to engage in economic activities

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Women’s efforts to increase access to safe water

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Women play a role in improvement of hygiene and sanitation

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Our Causes

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    Donate and give a bicycle

    At a cost of: $68


    in Uganda

    $68 will provide a bicycle for a woman easing transportation of fodder from small scattered gardens and providing transport for the whole family.

    Help us by donating: $68

    Donate and give a bio sand filter

    At a cost of: $56

    Bio sand filter

    in Uganda

    $56 will provide a bio sand filter for a household of between 7-10 people, enabling them access safe drinking water with minimal or no maintenance costs.

    Help us by donating: $56

    Donate and give a latrine

    At a cost of: $273

    Household latrine

    in Uganda

    $273 will provide a latrine to a household.

    Help us by donating: $273
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    Donate and give a Loan

    At a cost of: $100

    Small business Loan

    in Uganda

    $100 will provide a loan to a woman to start a small business and this will revolve to benefit more 2 women every year.

    Help us by donating: $100

    Donate and give clean water

    At a cost of: $1800

    Shallow well

    in Uganda

    $1800 will provide a shallow well to a village benefiting over 800 community members.

    Help us by donating: $1,800

    Harvesting tank

    At a cost of: $394

    Feeding the Hungry

    in Uganda

    $394 will provide a rain water harvesting tank of 8000ltrs to a household increasing their access to clean water and more time for women to engage in productive activities.

    Help us by donating: $394

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KWDT Vision, Mission and Core Values

KWDT is guided by its vision, mission and core organizational values. The vision and mission ensure that KWDT remains in alignment with the key priority areas of Economic Empowerment, WASH, Formal and Non Formal Education and Environment. The core values are an integral part of the essence of KWDT and maintaining this standard in all arenas remains important.

Statement of Purpose

The main of purpose of KWDT is empower women to engage in social economic development processes that contribute to improvement of the women’s lives.

Our strategy

Is to organize and empower women to work in groups to enhance their engagement in social economic and political development processes

Core values



Involvement of people in solving their own problems.



Ability to maintain and grow all interventions at a certain rate. .


Gender and Cultural equality

When people of all genders and cultures have equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities.



Making information about activities, plans and results available.



Taking responsibility for outcomes, ability to explain resource use and what has been achieved.


    Empowered women and youth with healthy and productive livelihoods in a sustainable environment.

  • Our Mission

    Enabling women and female youth in rural and fisher communities to effectively engage in their social, economic and political development for sustainable livelihoods.

Latest blog post

Ms. Margaret Nakato scoops the Margarita Lizárraga Medal 2020-2021

Dear Partners,

It’s with great pleasure to inform you that the Hundred and Sixty-sixth Session of the FAO Council endorsed Nakato Margaret as the nominee for the recipient of the Margarita Lizárraga Medal for the biennium 2020-2021
The Award, established by the Conference in 1997 and is awarded by the Director-General FAO. The Medal pays tribute to the late Ms Margarita Saucedo Lizárraga, Senior FAO Fishery Liaison Officer, for her work in fostering the promotion of fisheries sector, especially in developing countries. Margaret was selected in recognition of her success through Katosi Women Development Trust, for organizing women in fishing communities to work together. She empowers them with knowledge, skills, access to training, markets and technology. Margaret was also recognized as an early partner in the development and implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines). More so, Margaret featured as a “food hero” during the 2020 World Food Day celebrations at FAO. She was commended as inspiring, positive and passionate, a mentor and a strong example for young women in small scale fisheries- all-important characteristics of a leaders who contributes to achieving responsible and sustainable fisheries.
The Director-General awarded this medal to Margaret Nakato online on 19th of November 2021 at the launch of the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries 2021. The ceremony was attended by over 550 various stakeholders from around the globe.
A huge thank you is extended to you our partner(s) for your enormous contribution towards this achievement. Again, l congratulate the Executive Director of Katosi Women Development Trust, Nakato Margaret, for this outstanding accomplishment.

I welcome you to watch the FAO webcast here

You can watch the video that was played during the ceremony here

Thanking you all our partners for your cooperation.

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