By Martha Awinoh International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. An event marked in countries around the world and is set to acknowledge women’s significant contributions to society with the aim of achieving equality for women in all areas of life. This year, the annual event has been themed “Balance for […]

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By Martha Awinoh What does International Woman’s Day mean to you? International women’s day is celebrating women’s achievements while recognizing that there is still a lot of work to be done to achieve gender balance. It means pushing for better gender balance at work, in politics and in families and women truly being equal partners […]

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By Fiona Imbali. The OAIC management team recently visited Tanzania’s clusters for the Livelihoods programme to monitor progress of the implementation process. Areas visited included Rorya, Mwanza, and Geita. Farmers in Riagati Rorya continue to experience tremendous improvement in their farming practices as a result of trainings organised by OAIC. From Maize and sorghum farming […]

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By Fiona Imbali In 2016, the fall armyworm  (FAW) scientifically known as (Spodoptera frugiperda) was first discovered in Nigeria. 2 years later it continues to wreak havoc ravaging farms across the East African region. Native to the tropical and sub-tropical regions of the America’s, in its larval stage it feeds on over 80 plant species […]

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The Organisation of African Instituted Churches (OAIC) has partnered with the Israel Embassy in Kenya to sensitise people and engage communities on the importance of conserving nature through tree planting. Rev. Phyllis Byrd Ochilo, the Director of Just Communities notes that this partnership is part of a larger initiative by OAIC that seeks to plant […]

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By Fiona Imbali The OAIC held its Enlarged Executive Committee (Ex-Com) meeting and consultation in Dodowa Ghana from 28th November – 2nd December 2016. The enlarged Ex-com brings together OAICs church leadership, youth and women representatives from across Africa to deal with the policy issues of OAIC and to enable the member churches to engage […]

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Fiona Imbali More households in Uganda continue to experience tremendous improvement in their livelihoods owing to great agricultural practices. Annette Bayi and Patrick Bayi for instance are an emulatable household showing such improvements. Having struggled to eke out a decent living, they currently have thriving enterprises in agriculture. With approximately 2 acres of land, the […]

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Fiona Imbali OAIC continues to build the capacity of Churches, pastors and their congregations to ensure that communities are empowered for enhanced livelihoods. During a recent visit to Uganda, the OAIC team got overwhelming responses on the great strides made by the various community groups and congregations in trainings that have changed the lives of […]

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