The €10,000 prize Pepal received from winning the gold medal in the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) CSR Corporate Citizen Trust Awards and in November last year, has been used to establish our Caring Together Leadership Awards in Uganda, which took place today as part of the World AIDS Day celebrations.
A new district joins NJIA.
NJIA is expanding! Seeking to combat cervical cancer in Tanzania, we have been working in five districts in the Kagera Region in north-west of Tanzania. We are now delighted to announce the addition of the remote Ngara district bordering Rwanda and Burundi!
In July 2016 participants from Johnson & Johnson and three local NGOs, Alliance Myanmar, Pheonix and Retana Metta, came together to find new ways of delivering services to 3,000 people living with HIV in Yangon, Myanmar.
In June 2016 the second group of NJIA participants, from international pharmaceutical company Roche and the Tanzanian health sector, came together in Bukoba, Tanzania to develop leadership skills, improve access to cervical cancer services and ultimately save lives.
We’re thrilled to announce that in September 2016 we will launch the Uganda Leadership Pioneers programme, an exciting new collaboration with CSLE (Cross Sector Leadership Exchange).
September 2015 saw the launch of the exciting NJIA Leadership Development Programme in Kagera region, Tanzania.
Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Pepal alumnae at Janssen Pharmaceutica (J&J), we have been able to distribute 5,000 snazzy new t-shirts to 5,000 health workers, across 270 sites in Uganda
Katosi Women Development Trust (KWDT), one of Pepal’s first NGO partners in Uganda, was honoured to receive the Ugandan presidential seal of approval in 2015 for their outstanding work.
One of Pepal’s first executive leadership training programmes in Uganda in 2012 has led to a much longer-term partnership for the Katosi Women Development Trust.