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.
A seed to change Lives for 200 women in Gulu
 
Many of our clients in Northern Uganda missed the opportunity to go to school as majority are formerly abducted child soldiers, victims of sexual terrorism and horrific violence and poverty, they are now recovering and rebuilding their lives. Provide 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
Keep  women and girls empowered with diginity
 
It is a fact, inequality, gender taboos, and socio-cultural factors, that menstrual health can be overlooked. Girls feel embarrassed or ashamed during and because of menses. And often times, during menstruation women and girls are kept away from cooking, sleeping in the house, community participation, and are not able to attend school. Due to the lack of access and affordability of sanitary products. The project aims to address inequality and health challenges associated with menstrual health project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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