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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
A world in which there is social, economic and political autonomy of African women.  More ...

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Ruth Mumbi -A Socialist Feminist who bel…

Ruth Mumbi -A Socialist Feminist who believes in the Reaffirmation of Human Values

Happy New Year! Our journey of sharing voices of women who have undertaken the African Women's Leadership Institute and how it has continued to transform their lives and communities continues...This... Read more

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