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 […]
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, […]
What You Need to Know About Corona Virus
COVID-19, caused by a novel coronavirus, is a global pandemic. As cases increase nationally and globally, you might be wondering if you should be worried. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about COVID-19. What is Corona virus (COVID-19)? This is a new virus that causes a respiratory illness […]
TMF Girls Advocacy Alliance Boy/Male Champions and girl advocates petition Bukedea district over by-law on Child Marriage.
For the past four years under the #GirlsAdvocacyAlliance project supported by Plan International Uganda, we have focused on 6 districts where opportunities for adolescent girls are cut short by the interrelated issues of limited education, teenage pregnancy, child and forced marriage, early child bearing and school dropout. The main idea […]