Lilias Amana is a force in her community in Kamwenge Refugee Settlement in Uganda. But she didn’t start there. Lilias is a South Sudanese refugee to Uganda, having fled from violence and making the arduous journey with what little she could protect of her business and life back home. Learn more about Lilias’ journey to self-reliance and resilience.
Panel: Building Women’s Resilience in the Face of COVID-19
Nathalie Laidler-Kylander, President, Trickle Up
Winne Auma, VP of Programs, Village Enterprise
Shoubo Jalal, Senior Gender Advisor, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Jyotsna Puri, Associate Vice President – Strategy and Knowledge Department, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Sofia Sprechmann, Secretary General, CARE International
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As a partner of choice, we are proud to provide technical assistance in this program design and implementation to our partners who are experts in the local context. In other program locations, we carefully vet and select local partners to help us best reach the most marginalized people.
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