Women and Children’s Empowerment Network in Africa – WACENA was established in 2008 by a group of concerned mothers and women students from Makerere University Kampala for the purpose of alleviating the acute long-term consequences of violence against women, girls and children in Uganda through long-term sustainable empowerment programs.

Bloom Nation - Women For WACENA

The entire WACENA family has been humbled and blessed beyond measure by the courageous and proactive efforts of Bloom Nation and their ongoing word to help WACENA provide for and educate girls in Uganda.  MORE:


With the financial support of our partners WACENA has installed and maintains two wells within its operation. The first well supplies water for Busoga Junior School in all of its functions. The second for the local community surrounding the school. Learn how the combination of these separate wells in the community directly contribute to the education of girls and longterm promotion of gender equality in Uganda.


WACENA.org is the online home for Women And Children’s Empowerment Network in Africa, WACENA Uganda. Please also visit our Fan Page and Like us on Facebook! Be sure to bookmark this site and revisit soon for updates. Our Gallery section has over 370 photos that capture WACENA’s daily activities and programs. Thank you for your interest in this East African critical mission to elevate women and girls through education and empowerment programs.