Jolly Okot has dedicated her life to improving the lives of women in Northern Uganda.

“The change people want to see in Africa

starts with empowering women."

She believes nothing is more powerful than education.

"For it is the vehicle of hope and the

instigator of lasting change."

Jolly has shared her inspiring story worldwide—  
from high school auditoriums to the oval office.
Influencing the lives of all who listen.


By providing women with employment, empowerment and education, Jolly is giving Northern Uganda the kind of hope that will last for generations upon generations.

the woman 

behind WEND

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