Rural Youth Empowerment Project|
Volunteers for Development Association in Uganda (VODA Uganda). As children progress higher in classes, scholarstic demands increase. In addition HIV/AIDS has robbed of this community the energetic young parents who leave their young children under the guardianship of their grand parents who have grown old and weaker.
The above has led to a high number of school drop outs and subsequently, young girls marrying at an early age, migration to urban centers where they are greatly exploited sexually. The result is increased HIV infections and orphandhood.
Once young people are empowered, they can lead a self sustaining life. This can achieved by the involvement of the community, family units, religious institutions and support groups in the community. This is what VODA Uganda seeks to achieve in this rural community.
|Proyecto | Objetivos | Presupuesto | Partners | Donors | Endorsements | Estadisticas|
|Nombre del Proyecto : Rural Youth Empowerment Project|
|Lema : Empowering communities towards sustainable development|
|Contacto : Musoke Noah|
|Email de Contacto : firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Necesidad total del proyecto: 5.370,00 EUR|
1,300 young people have so far been reached through our outreach sessions both in and out of school.
20 children have been supported in school so far and one Emmanuel has sat for his senior four exams while two girls have sat for their Primary Leaving Examinations. Emmanuel had run to the streets, we got him off the street. The two girls are total orphans who had failed to continue with school due to lack of fees.
10 families have benefitted in our Piglet project and as a result 6 orphans have gone back to school.
We have supported the training of 2 vulnerable youths in tailoring. They will soon finish training.
60 school prefects from three primary schools have been trained on how to handle orphans and vulnerable children in their communities.
The local leaders are coming on board to sensitize the community about self reliance and utilization of one's potential.