Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda

by Rotaract Club of Rubaga Limted
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda
Create Hope in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement, Uganda

Summary

The project is aimed at creating hope and facilitating better livelihoods for the refugees of Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement, the second largest refugee camp in the world, by providing free medical camp services, general health education, sexual reproductive health, menstrual hygiene education, family planning, and post-traumatic counselling, water tanks, sanitary towels and scholastic materials as well as community empowerment and skilling to enhance micro-entrepreneurship.

$20,000
total goal
$20,000
remaining
0
donors
0
monthly donors
4
months

Challenge

Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement is the second largest refugee camp in world with over 270,000 refugees most of whom have fled the violence and upheaval in South Sudan. The settlement has over 11,000 women and children at risk, over 3,000 persons with serious medical conditions, and over 2,000 persons with disability. Over 30,000 refugees face tough conditions of poor primary health care, poor education, teenage pregnancies, post-traumatic stress disorder and inequitable supply of water.

Solution

The project shall address the challenges faced by the refugees in Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement by providing free medical camp services, general health education, sexual reproductive health, menstrual hygiene education, family planning, and post-traumatic counselling. The project shall further tackle the other challenges through the donation of water tanks, sanitary towels and scholastic materials as well as community empowerment and skilling to enhance micro-entrepreneurship.

Long-Term Impact

The interventions shall ensure a better livelihood for the refugees. Post-traumatic counselling shall facilitate better mental health for the refugees. The water tanks and menstrual hygiene shall ensure better sanitation and hygiene in the settlement, while health education, sexual reproductive health and medical camps shall facilitate disease prevention and treatment among the refugees. The skilling initiatives to enhance micro-entrepreneurship shall facilitate the empowerment of the refugees.

Resources

Organization Information

Rotaract Club of Rubaga Limted

Location: Kampala, Central Region - Uganda
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @RotaractRubaga
Project Leader:
Herbert Katongole
Kampala , Central Region Uganda
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