Area: Nakivale, Uganda
Number of participants: Over 220 women
Nakivale is located in southwestern Uganda. The region houses one of the largest refugee camps in the world. About 2,000 refugees enter the camps daily from South Sudan, Congo and Burundi. In order to feed their children, many of the women are forced into prostitution.
The main sewing center is located near the slums of Kampala, with two satellite centers in refugee camps.