BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls

 
$18,864
$71,136
Raised
Remaining

BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls

BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls
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Caroline

Caroline
Caroline is an energetic young woman in Africa who has received special training from BRAC to become a poultry and livestock vaccinator. She is a type of Para-Vet who provides affordable timely services to her neighbors in the surrounding community where she lives and earns income through this work. (view small | med | large | orig)

BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls

BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls
Teenage girl pulling out weeds from a vegetable garden. She irrigates the farm using a treadle pump which was financed by BRAC. The pump makes it possible for the girl to farm when rains fail and during the dry seasons thereby enhancing food security. (view small | med | large | orig)

All Smiles

All Smiles
Full of smiles at the thought of possibly going to school, these teenage girls represent the eagerness of youth. They had just finished watching-from a distance-some older women conduct their weekly meeting.BRAC is offering similar services to girls in Uganda. (view small | med | large | orig)

BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls

BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls
A BRAC village organization group leader addresses the group meeting. Similar groups will be formed for teenage girls under this program to enhance the girls' social awareness, confidence and build their social capital. (view small | med | large | orig)

Ready for the Girls

Ready for the Girls
Newly recruited staff for the Teenage Girls program in Uganda. They will be working with the 500 teenage girls to be provided with spaces, informal education and microloans by BRAC. (view small | med | large | orig)

A Young Mother

A  Young Mother
A young mother smiles as she holds her child. BRAC provides a safe haven, informal education and micro loans to girls like these. Research has shown that an educated girl marries 4 years later and has 2.2 fewer children (view small | med | large | orig)

BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls

BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls
After undergoing income generation training, this young girl took a micro loan from BRAC and bought some egg-laying chickens. She now earns income from selling the eggs to her neighbors. (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls do Shine!

Girls do Shine!
Veronica, the first Ugandan employee hired as Administrative Assistant, promoted to Branch Manager and now Micro finance Trainer. (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls are leaders

Girls are leaders
An adolescent development leader (right) leads a discussion at one of the first BRAC adolescent girls clubs established in Northern Uganda. (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Thanks to 295 donors like you, a total of $18,864 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

BRAC USA

New York, NY, United States
http://www.bracusa.org

Project Leader

Oscar Abello

Marketing and Communications Associate
New York, NY United States

Where is this project located?

Map of BRAC Safe Spaces & Loans for Teenage Ugandan Girls