Adolescent volunteer offering support to fellow FGM survivors/peers at Kalas Girls Protection Centre in Amudat district
Chemutai Evelyn is 12 years from Achorichor Village, Looro Sub-County in Amudat District and an Adolescent Volunteer in P.6 at Katikit Primary School. Her involvement as an adolescent volunteer helped her make very important choices in her life. When Schools were forced to close due to the COVID19 Pandemic, Chemutai […]
Vulnerable Girl supported by the Girls Education Club (GEC) to stay in school; Arua District.
My Name is Dorcus Econi. I am 16 years old and currently attending S.2 class at Aria secondary school in Arua district. I am a treasurer of Girls education club at my school. I have six (6) sisters and I am the 7 th born and the youngest. I started […]
Go Back to school intervention in Rengen Sub County motivated Lokote Esther Moding to go back to school Kotido District.
Lokote Esther Moding 21years old S.2 Kotido S.S child mother from Rengen Sub County, Nakumoiet village who was brought during the go back to school campaign in 2017 is now in Kotido S.S. she joined Nakoreto P/S in 2017 due to GBS campaign TMF conducted in Rengen sub and while […]
Girl Education Club and Adolescent Volunteer Initiative (AVI) gives a chance for a boy champion to advocate against FGM and girls abuses
Kibet Emmanuel, a 17year old boy from Kalas lower village Amudat district is a student of S4, Pokot Girls Secondary School 2019. Kibet is the first born in a family of 4 children who loves school and encourages other adolescents out of school to go back to school. He is […]
GEC members of Arengeshiep Secondary School, Nabilatuk district, yield profits from Income Generating Activities (GEC).
TMF approach on income generating activities aim at building capacity of adolescents on income generating activities as a strategy towards improved access and retention to school, and understanding towards self-reliance, innovation and economic empowerment. Each school was provided with seed fund of 60,000Ugx.The story of Arengeshiep SS in Nabilatuk districts […]
Adolescent girls empowered through Girl Education Clubs. The story of Tayal Sabina, 17 years old, P7, Kakamar Primary School, Kaabong district.
I am the first born of 6 children. 3 girls and 3 boys. My father died leaving my mother to fend for us alone. I support my mother to earn some money through brewing and selling alcohol. We also sell charcoal and firewood. In out village, parents don’t want girls […]
Learning amidst COVID lockdown.
In the region and the world, schools are closed, travel is restricted and the immediate future is unpredictable. There’s no denying that life as we know it is going to be quite different for a while. We should then have to implement any changes we consider essential to us and […]
COVID-19 AND GBV: IMPACT ON GIRLS AND WOMEN IN UGANDA
The novel Coronavirus commonly referred to as Covid-19 has caused a Pandemic of global proportions with many countries struggling to contain it and its effects. In Uganda, the Covid-19 pandemic has caused government to take action in order to curb its spread. This has resulted into a total lockdown with […]
Good Parenting Practices for Child Growth and Development.
The guidelines provide a basis on which the parents, guardians and caregivers shall ensure that children of all ages learn and imitate positive values, norms and practices for child growth and development. Every parent, guardian and caregiver should ensure the following; 1. Expressing Love Parents should love their children unconditionally, […]