MACWOF - About Us

MACWOF Background

Maria Antonio Children and Women Foundation (MACWOF9 was started in 1999, by Dr. Deogratias Ssonko; to Improve on the health and education of Rural and Slum Children and Women In Uganda.

Macwof is a Chrristian Voluntary Foundation based in the Republic of Uganda that has so far been established in four districts with the help of a number of devoted members.

The Beginnigs were difficult but with Team Work and a few donations we have managed to build up the Foundation up to its present status, now with a Website.

We now operate in three districts in Uganda, namely Rakai, Masaka and Wakiso.


A Dignified Living for Rural and Slum Children and Women in Uganda.


We Want to Empower Rural and Slum Children and Women through Health, Education, Farming and Social Development.

Core Values

Health :
Proper Use of Informal (Cultural-Bio) and formal methods and medicines (Herbs)

Education :
Formal Education and Vocational Skills

Farming :
Animal husbandry (Cattle, Goats, Pigs, Fish and Chicken) and Farm Gardens for Cereals and Fruits

Economy :
Savings in Genral, Revolving Fund and Micro-Finance Credit Loans

MACWOF Administration

Executive Board Dr. Deogratias (Director)
Mr. Benon Sambya (Finances)
Mr. Francis Muwonge (Secretary)
Mr. Gilbert Rutatiina (Software & Technician)
District Chairpersons
District Representatives for Children and Women