Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

English French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish
  • Participants at CSW61-Newyork
    Participants at CSW61-Newyork
  • Participants working on a group activity at CVC training
    Participants working on a group activity at CVC training
  • Leadership capacity training for women working in flower farms
    Leadership capacity training for women working in flower farms
  • Participant shares her views on SGBV-Gulu
    Participant shares her views on SGBV-Gulu
  • Women in horticulture recieve certificates after training
    Women in horticulture recieve certificates after training

News Highlights

TuWezeshe Fellowship Advert (Uganda) (Leadership …

TUWEZESHE FELLOWSHIP ADVERT (Uganda) (LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING PROGRAM 2017-18) ... Read more

The “Mix & Match” of the 61st Commission on th…

A section of some of the African women at the 1st Africa Women's Caucus Meeting... Read more

CELEBRATING A PASSIONATE AND VIBRANT ACTIVIST

On behalf of the entire Akina Mama wa Afrika Team, we would like to express our ... Read more

Women’s Economic Justice in the 21st Century

A parallel Session at the East Africa Law Society Annual General MeetingHeld on ... Read more

Welcome to Akina Mama wa Afrika

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) is an international, Pan-African, non-governmental development organisation for African women with its Head Office in Kampala, Uganda.
AMwA was established in 1985 as a small community-based organisation, which sought to create a space for African women to organise autonomously, network with each other, share skills and expertise, identify issues of concern and speak for themselves, which was essential considering their position as migrants and refugees in the UK. Translated from Swahili, our name means symbolises the principles of sisterhood on which the organisation was based: 'Solidarity among African Women'.  AMwA’s ethos is ‘Speaking for Ourselves’.

Our Vision
We envision a world in which African women are socially, economically and politically autonomous and are champions of change in their lives and society. More ...

Alumni of the Month

Upcoming Events


TuWezeshe Akina Dada Fellowship- Leadership Training and Mentoring Programme
Mon Jun 26 @ 8:30AM - Fri Jun 30 @ 5:00PM

Join Us .....

Akina Mama Wa Afrika - Facebook     Akina Mama Wa Afrika - Twitter     Akina Mama Wa Afrika - Youtube

  • Patience Ayebazibwe: Who are Akina Mama wa Afrika
  • History of Feminist Leadership: Akina Mama Wa Afrika
  • East African Caravan on Maternal Health
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 2
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 1
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 3
There are no images available in the gallery.