Uwezo Fund is a flagship programme for vision 2030 aimed at enabling women, youth and persons with disabilities access finances to promote businesses and enterprises at the constituency level, thereby enhancing economic growth towards the realization of the same and the Sustainable Development Goals No.1 (eradicate extreme poverty and hunger) and 3 (promote gender equality and empower women). The Fund is highly devolved and adopted the concept of bottom-up approach with decision making done at the grass-root level.
The Fund is revolving in nature and its operations are based in the constituencies. The Objectives of the Fund are;
To expand access to finances for the youth, women and persons with disabilities at the constituency level for businesses and enterprises development;
To generate gainful self- employment for the youth and women; and
To model an alternative framework in funding community driven development initiatives.