Our work is implemented at grass-root, district, national level in Uganda, and seeks to impact practices, processes and policies at all levels. We work collaboratively with grass root communities, health and human rights organizations and professional and associations as well as relevant government ministries and departments.
AWAC districts of implementation include; Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono, Busia, Tororo, Kabale, Isingiro, Kyotera, Masaka, Rakai, Lyantonde, Mbarara, Kasese, Kabarole, Kyegegwa, Kamwenge, Bundibugyo, Mbale, Jinja, Terego, Arua, Yumbe, Adjuman, Hoima, Gulu, Nakasongola, Kiryandongo, Masindi, Lira, Kitgum, Pader, Amuria, Kaberamaido, Moroto, Soroti, Kotido, Nepak, Luwero, Kabongo, Napiripiti, Mityana, Buikwe, Iganga, Mayuge, Bugiri, Namayingo and Kalangala.
AWAC is governed by a Five-Board Member team all females. They have wide experience in corporate governance. They have various professional backgrounds ranging from human rights, medicine, financial management, gender and HIV programming and a sex worker community representative with a wealth of lived experiences in grassroots advocacy. The board serves a period of 3 years renewable once.
Board members are selected by the general Assembly which is the supreme body of AWAC. The board is responsible for developing, reviewing and approving appropriate policies that govern the organization. At the policy level, Board has a finance and an audit subcommittee that is responsible for monitoring the financial operations of the secretariat to ensure adherence to the policy guidelines and standards. The board convenes on a quarterly basis to review and approve financial budgets and reports.