The Shanti Uganda Society

The Shanti Uganda Society improves infant and maternal health, provides safe women-centered care and supports the well-being of birthing mothers and women living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda. We imagine a world where birthing mothers and women living with HIV/AIDS are supported, empowered and able to develop to their full potential. All Shanti Uganda programs contribute to our guiding organizational values - Community Participation: All projects are locally initiated and supported with a deep sense of solidarity and ownership. Work on the ground is supported through the time, passion and employment of the local communities we work with. Unity: We support and embrace everyone within the global f...
Teen Girls Health & Empowerment in Uganda
 
Uganda has the highest rate of teenage pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa. 50% of girls are married before they reach 18. Shanti Uganda's Teen Girls Program uses education, prevention & empowerment and has reached over 600 girls since 2010. With your help, we can reduce teen pregnancy, improve maternal health and keep girls in school. Each girl makes her own reusable menstrual pad and learns about nutrition, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, STIs, female role models and healthy relationships. project reportread updates from the field
Saving Lives at Birth; Maternal Health in Uganda
 
The Shanti Uganda Birth House is a solar powered maternity centre on one acre of land in Nsaasi Village in the Luweero District of Uganda. An average of 15-20 babies are born at the Shanti Uganda Birth House each month and we are the only health facility in the village. project reportread updates from the field
Women's Income Generating Group
 
Shanti Uganda's Women's Income Generating group employs 21 HIV positive mothers and grandmothers from Luweero District and gives them the skills training and business skills they need to succeed. The Women work in an outdoor thatch covered building and receive a regular, reliable income every month. They are paid above fair trade prices and products are sold throughout North America with profits going directly to the women and the programs we run. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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