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WIPE UGANDA SET TO ENFORCE A ONE YEAR PROJECT ON THE GIRL CHILD EMPOWERMENT.

In a bid to empower the female gender, the Women Initiative in Poverty Eradication (Wipe Uganda –an organization on women’s rights and poverty eradication) is set to implement a zero cost vocational skills training of the girl child, in Jinja &Luuka districts.

The one year project plan dubbed “OMUWALA ITAALA” simply interpreted as (a girl is light) will benefit vulnerable children, including the school dropouts, teenage mothers, abandoned and the orphaned. Together with our partners, PECA Women &Children Foundation – an NGO that aims at eradication of violence &teenage pregnancies will first effect in Sub Counties Buwenge Rural, Busede, and Budondo –Jinja District.

FILE PHOTO: A girl child being directed on a tailoring machine

Tailoring skills, Saloon Skills, fashion &Design are among others, the knowledge to be offered starting this year 2022/2023.

The main objective of the project is promoting effective compliancy of Human Rights of girls &young mothers in Busoga Sub Region. Community Development Officers (CDOs) together with the local leaders shall work hand-in-hand with our project implementers to identify the vulnerable persons, in each Sub County.

In Jinja district, the initiative was projected to benefit at least thirty people (30) from each of the three selective Sub Counties, an approximant to ninety (90) girls.

The uniform tooling of skills will later be extended to other districts like Luuka, which is also found in the eastern part of the country.

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