Volunteer Action Network

Our Mission is to empower underserved women and youth in northern Uganda through socio-economic, health education and political programs, creating opportunities while strengthening families and communities. It seeks to offer women leadership and empowerment abilities required to lead successful, dignified lives.
Support 200 Women, Learn how to Read and Write
 
Women and girls in Northern Uganda missed the opportunity to go to school, majority are formerly abducted child soldiers, victims of sexual terrorism and horrific violence and poverty, they are now recovering and rebuilding their lives. Providing adult literacy education for 200 women for 8 months in Gulu is one way through which Vac-Net can plant a seed that can change lives for women to secure their future! project reportread updates from the field
Support the self-determination for women in Gulu
 
Volunteer Action Network (Vac-Net) provides microfinance and educational opportunities to women recovering from brutal violence and poverty in northern Uganda. Our goal is poverty alleviation, increased human and food security and women's empowerment. Our intervention focuses on three areas in addition to economic development: literacy, leadership and health, as a way of addressing the systemic inequities that women face in post-conflict environment. project reportread updates from the field
Sanitary Pads to Keep 600 Young Girls in School
 
For every year a girl stays in school, her future income increases with 10% to 20%. A woman invests 70% of her income in her family. We invest in girls, because investing in girls' means investing in a better future for everyone. We are offering social enterprise opportunities, creating viable business for young girls training them to produce the Lucky Girl Sanitary Pads. Distributed in rural schools to support girls to concentrate with their education and create an income stream for them. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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