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A Day In My World Campaign Launches

Ever wake up and wonder what the sunrise in Africa would look like today?
Feb 11 2013 - 10:59pm
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Sawa World's Song, Leaders and Sparks to Hit the Radio Waves

You could soon be hearing the Sawa World theme song from radio waves across the world! Sawa World is in the final phases of finalizing a partnership with CBS Radio Buganda, a national radio station in Kampala, Uganda. Together CBS and Sawa hope to collaborate to help expand the reach of...
Feb 4 2013 - 6:48pm
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Many team members with ARU

Sawa World Explores a Partnership with a Unique University

African Rural University (ARU) is one of Uganda’s newest universities and the first all-women rural university in Africa. Sawa World is now exploring a partnership with this innovative institution in the hopes that together the organizations can empower the women of Africa. Senior...
Jan 29 2013 - 5:04pm
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Sawa World Welcomes a New Operational Director in Canada

After three years of dedicated volunteer work as the Sawa Leader Program Director, Caitlin Reed will take on the role of the new Operational Director (OD) for Sawa World Canada. Caitlin has worked on everything from developing the Sawa Leader Program to funding proposals. Caitlin says she...
Jan 21 2013 - 5:31pm
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Sawa World's Impact on St. Lawrence University, the Students and Beyond

Sheila, Outreach Coordinator Uganda, made a powerful video in December showing the impact that Sawa World had on St. Lawrence University in Kampala over the last 12 months. Sawa’s office is located on the campus with the goal to have the unique program, using media to solve extreme poverty...
Jan 15 2013 - 7:19pm
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Meet One of Uganda's Most Entrepreneurial Woman

Sawa Spark Margaret Ndekera has an incredible entrepreneurial spirit, which has propelled her to start up API LTD - a company that supports local Ugandans to farm honeybees, make shoes from recycled tires, and create paper beads for necklaces and earrings. Moneys raised from these efforts have...
Jan 8 2013 - 7:10pm
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How One Man Living in Extreme Poverty turned 50,000 UGX into 5 million UGX in 1 Year

Ssali, a beneficiary of Sawa Spark Geoffrey, lived in dire poverty just 12 months ago in a rural village in Uganda. He did not have enough food for his family, no money for school fees for his children and struggled to attain just basic necessities. He was introduced to the Village Savings...
Dec 29 2012 - 8:02pm
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Happy Holiday Season

2012 was a year full of growth and triumphs for Sawa World. We feel strong and energized by all the movement our work has created in Uganda and around the world.We can't wait for all the new adventures in 2013. We have a clear vision and focus for the next 12 months and look forward sharing...
Dec 22 2012 - 5:20pm
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Awarded Univision Social Entrepreneur of the Year

Sawa World and supporting partner Ashoka congratulate Sawa World’s founder, Daphne Nederhorst, as the 2012 Univision Social Entrepreneur of the Year! Univision nominated Daphne after seeing her take the stage last month at The American Business Council (ABC) Continuity Forum in Miami....
Dec 13 2012 - 8:47pm
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2 Days Left For Special Auction

Will you be the owner of a stunning Masai necklace and matching earrings? This beautiful set was hand-made from glass beads and silver bangles. All proceeds go towards Sawa World’s innovative work to solve extreme poverty with locally created solutions. Learn more! 
Dec 11 2012 - 8:21pm
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