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 Health  Uganda Project #44480

ECONOMICAL EMPOWERMENT WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS.

by Kyakulumbye Development foundation (KDF)
ECONOMICAL EMPOWERMENT WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS.

Summary

This project is necessary to reduce vulnerability among women living with HIV and AIDS in Kaalo village empowering them through income generating activities to enable them to earn income to take care of themselves and their families.Women living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in Kaalo village are among the most vulnerable groups due to poverty,high illiteracy levels and absence of appropriate inheritance policies.The districts lies in the central region of Uganda with an HIV .

$12,000
total goal
$11,980
remaining
1
donor
0
monthly donors
7
months

Challenge

A survey conducted by Kyakulumbye Development Foundation on women survival strategies,vulnerability and the impact of HIV/AIDS on households in Butambala county,revealed a wanting situation that needed immediate intervention .Out of 350 targeted women respondents 6%had been affected by HIV/AIDA and did not have any gainful economic activities to support their households.Their survival strategies ranged from supplying casual labor ,selling brew,sell of vegetable with capital less than 50,000

Solution

The project life span is one year ,it will provide chicken for better income and add value to their diet through eating eggs,training in business and entrepreneurship skills and are taught to share the knowledge with their neighbors and attaining tailoring lessons.

Long-Term Impact

improved income as they are provided with various income generating activities including chicken(local) and sewing machines. Reduced vulnerably among women and female in terms of engagement in casual labor to get income. The women's capacity in entrepreneurship and leadership skill will be built, thus enabling them to participate in community development activities and be useful citizens.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.kdfuganda.org

Organization Information

Kyakulumbye Development foundation (KDF)

Location: Kampala, Central - Uganda
Website:
Project Leader:
ronald kato
Kampala, Central Uganda
$20 raised of $12,000 goal
 
1 donations
$11,980 to go
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