Promoting Gender Equity & HIV Prevention in Uganda


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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Empowering Rural Communities

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Entebe, Sganca
Map of Empowering rural communities Pathfinder international a global leader in reproductive health,is rapidly expanding its programatic scope and geograhic coverage in rural areas in uganda presently,its implementing various projects on interoration of family planning in to HIV/AIDS services in nothern,North eastern and western districts of the country most in rural areas. Read more.
Related to project keywords: reproductive health, rural communities, scope, family planning, leader

Rural Development

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Rural Development Rural Development requires long-term commitment and determined effort in a number of sectors, simultaneously. The Development for international Development, cam to Kakamega town to see important sectors that can see them partner with different stakeholders to see the pointed areas development. When Rural areas are developed communities can be able to generate wealth from themselves. Read more.
Related to project keywords: international development, commitment, partner, long-term, see

Being Economically Empowered

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Being Economically Empowered Its estimated that more than 60% of the graduating youth are in Kenya are jobless.A staggering number putting in mind that the youth form more than 70% of the country's population .That s the exact reason why vijana no leo was formed a youth empowerment programme that brought the youth of the target kakamega county together ,to start business help each other become economically empowered thanks to the programme many youth have seen the importance of entrepreneurship in todays world .Although we need more funds to expand our projects our target of 3000 members employed by 2012 can be stopped. Read more.
Related to project keywords: youth empowerment, expand, youth, form, members

The Olympic Games

By a female, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE OLYMPIC GAMES The olympic games are among the most popular sports competitions that attract worldwide atention the games started in Greece 776 BC. They are held every four four years in a different country. In 2008 the Olympic Games were held in Kenya. Many people came to see how their players were going to participate in the athletes. There were special traffic and parking arrangements for the games. Spectetors , athletes and officials made their way to venues. The games were full of surprises. Other Olympic and world records were set in different events. In steeplechase, Kenyan athletes dominated in their spectacular manner winning the first three position. Read more.
Related to project keywords: four years, events, worldwide, world, four

Sensitzing Children About Their Roles

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kampala, Uganda
Map of SENSITZING CHILDREN ABOUT THEIR ROLES Defence for children international(DCI)in Kampala teaches children their responsibilities like work for the cohesion of the family,respect parents,serve the national community preserve and stregnthen social and national solidarity and also perserve african values all this is aimed at coming up with informed citizens as this can help curb crime levels. Read more.
Related to project keywords: values, roles, solidarity, serve, work

Youth Empowerment

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Youth empowerment the youths in the community are so important people in the community,they build and strengthen the community,they buid and strengthen the community in various ways. youth discussions brings to light a lot of things are to be apprehended in the community. through Acces the ypuths have been empowred in my community to do jobs that will always benefit them.they can be employed or self employment.they have been able to set up projects that help the youth to gain income and provide for themselves. the youths have been active in my community enhancing change. Read more.
Related to project keywords: youth empowerment, strengthen, discussions, youth, projects

Protection For All

46-60 years old , in Vihiga, Kenya
Map of PROTECTION FOR ALL Every life would wish to have good security to enable one produce his/her property with no fear of property. Many other steal from others who have worked hard for what they own today. Cattle stealing and food produce form the forms are forms are often stolen. Security issue therefore needed a quick address to reduce the cases. The local leaders came up with a plan to reduce on the same. A forum was carried out and all the villagers invited. In these workshop, it emerged that the vice is carried out by members born and raised from the same village. A lasting solution was attained and today they enjoy their privacy of security. Read more.
Related to project keywords: local leaders, address, wish, form, members
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Project Leader

Nayan Lamba

New York, NY United States

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Map of Promoting Gender Equity & HIV Prevention in Uganda