Areas of operation
PAWOA is currently working mainly in Wakiso District which is located in the Central Region of Uganda. The district partly encircles Kampala, Uganda’s capital city. Wakiso District lies in the Central Region of the country, bordering with Nakaseke District and Luweero District to the north, Mukono District to the east, Kalangala District in Lake Victoria to the south, Mpigi District to the southwest and Mityana District to the northwest. Wakiso District is made up of two counties and a municipality: Kyadondo County, Busiro County, and Entebbe Municipality.
Although the district is located close to the capital city, the economic, social, health and environmental challenges are enormous. Unfortunately, these challenges mainly affect women, orphans and adolescents who are often left hugely affected. The economic and social hardships in Wakiso and the neighboring districts has resulted into worrying social-economic and health challenges that require immediate remedies.