UWEZO is a citizen-driven initiative to improve the learning outcomes of our children in literacy and numeracy in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. . In Uganda it is fully accredited by Ministry of education and sports and operates through district partner organizations in 80 Districts.
It operates in 30 Villages in each of the selected districts.Uganda change Agent association is an NGO in Uganda Operating National wide to improve the capacity of rural Men and Women in the Social-Economic and political development. It was selected by Uwezo Uganda as the district partner institution for Kasese since 2011.This is its third year it is implementing Uwezo initiatives in Kasese district
UWEZO uses a collaborative approach to involve government, NGOs, CBOs and individuals. This approach has the following key components
The Pre –Assessment activities were implemented by the district contact person and they included,
Mobilization of the EAs
Chairperson LC ones of the 30 Enumeration areas were informed of the Uwezo assessment of 2013.The Office of the CAO and the DEO was approached and informed of the Exercise. CAOs office provided to the DCP an introductory letter which supported the exercise
House hold listing and sampling processes
30 house hold lists were recorded and typed by Uganda Change Agent staff. The Sampling was done by the DCP following the sampling method that had been recommended by Uganda bureau of statistics. 30 sampled house hold lists including 5 reserve households were produced that were later on used during the assessment.
Volunteers were selected using the following methods <0l>
Delivery of training/assessment/communication materials to the districts The only materials delivered to the District , CAOs office in Particular were letter from the Ministry ,letter from Uganda National NGO Forum and that from Uganda Change Agent requesting the CAO for an introductory letter. Previous Uwezo report and other communication materials were not delivered because had not been provided by UWEZO during Mobilization